coexist meaning, coexist definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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  ( coexists    3rd person present)   ( coexisting    present participle)   ( coexisted    past tense & past participle  ) , co-exist   If one thing coexistswith another, they exist together at the same time or in the same place. You can also say that two things coexist.      v-recip  
Pockets of affluence coexist with poverty...      V with n  
Bankers and clockmakers have coexisted in the City for hundreds of years.      pl-n V  
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