in esse definition

  • adjective:
    • in-being, in most cases, having a actual to existence, (contradistinguished by in posse, compare in potentia)
  • adverb:
    • in being, in most cases, having a actual to existence, (contradistinguished by in posse, compare in potentia)
  • others:
    • in-being; really present; -- distinguished from in posse, or in potentia, which denote that a thing is certainly not, but can be.
    • in-being; in fact; in fact existing. Compare in posse.

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