coexist with (someone or something)

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coexist with (someone or something)

To occupy the same space as someone or something, often peacefully. Can you please stop fighting and just coexist with your sister for a few hours? It took some time, but our cat and dog are now able to coexist with each other.
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coexist with someone or something

to exist agreeably or tolerably with or at the same time as someone or something. I decided that I would have to coexist with your policies, despite my objections. It is hard for cats to coexist with dogs.
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There are many people around the nation who harbour love for us and coexist with us.
He says there are two kinds of species: those that can't stand our presence and those that can either coexist with us or, with a little help, learn to coexist with us.
Most coexist with us and are beneficial in fending off disease or aiding our digestive process.
Marion Trieste: In a public talk that I gave in San Bernardino [California] to a very conservative audience I spoke about extinction and I ended up using the phrase that Dave uses so well do we have the "generosity of spirit" to allow these other life-forms to coexist with us on the planet?