Coexist Co`ex*ist, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Coexisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coexisting}.] To exist at the same time; -- sometimes followed by with. [1913 Webster]

Of substances no one has any clear idea, farther than of certain simple ideas coexisting together. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

So much purity and integrity . . . coexisting with so much decay and so many infirmities. --Warburton. [1913 Webster]

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