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1. present

adjective. ['ˈprɛzənt, priːˈzɛnt, pɝˈzɛnt'] temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration.

Synonyms

  • instant
  • inst
  • timing
  • latter-day
  • immediate

Antonyms

  • past
  • continue
  • requisition
  • claim

Etymology

  • presenten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. present

adjective. ['ˈprɛzənt, priːˈzɛnt, pɝˈzɛnt'] being or existing in a specified place.

Synonyms

  • naturally occurring
  • ever-present
  • presence
  • attendant
  • ubiquitous
  • omnipresent
  • here

Antonyms

  • absence
  • enter
  • take office
  • resist

Etymology

  • presenten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. present

verb. ['ˈprɛzənt, priːˈzɛnt, pɝˈzɛnt'] give an exhibition of to an interested audience.

Synonyms

  • exhibit
  • show
  • demonstrate
  • demo

Antonyms

  • stable
  • strong
  • hard
  • old

Etymology

  • presenten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. present

verb. ['ˈprɛzənt, priːˈzɛnt, pɝˈzɛnt'] bring forward and present to the mind.

Synonyms

  • state
  • reason
  • lay out
  • indicate
  • tell
  • say
  • spin
  • represent

Antonyms

  • open
  • arrive
  • pull in
  • be born

Etymology

  • presenten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. present

noun. ['ˈprɛzənt, priːˈzɛnt, pɝˈzɛnt'] the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech.

Synonyms

  • tonight
  • nonce
  • here and now
  • moment
  • now
  • time being
  • today
  • time
  • date
  • nowadays

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • refuse
  • shrink

Etymology

  • presenten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. present

verb. ['ˈprɛzənt, priːˈzɛnt, pɝˈzɛnt'] perform (a play), especially on a stage.

Synonyms

  • place
  • localise
  • localize
  • re-create
  • stage
  • represent

Antonyms

  • inedible
  • underbid
  • outbid
  • unloving

Etymology

  • presenten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. danger

noun. ['ˈdeɪndʒɝ'] the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury.

Synonyms

  • clear and present danger
  • insecurity
  • riskiness
  • hazardousness
  • condition
  • exposure
  • perilousness
  • status
  • vulnerability

Antonyms

  • security
  • improvement
  • stigmatism
  • impurity

Etymology

  • daunger (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dangier (Anglo-Norman)

8. danger

noun. ['ˈdeɪndʒɝ'] a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury.

Synonyms

  • chance
  • crapshoot
  • gamble
  • venture
  • risk

Antonyms

  • secureness
  • abnormality
  • fullness
  • wetness

Etymology

  • daunger (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dangier (Anglo-Norman)

9. clear

adjective. ['ˈklɪr'] readily apparent to the mind.

Synonyms

  • unambiguous
  • prima facie
  • perspicuous
  • clear-cut
  • luculent
  • clearness
  • trenchant
  • lucid
  • limpidity
  • pellucid
  • unmistakable
  • lucidness
  • definite
  • clarity
  • distinct
  • broad
  • comprehendible
  • vivid
  • unsubtle
  • pellucidity
  • crystal clear
  • comprehensible
  • limpid

Antonyms

  • unclearness
  • unclear
  • ambiguous
  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)

10. clear

verb. ['ˈklɪr'] rid of obstructions.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • unclutter
  • change

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • top out
  • level
  • break

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word clear-and-present-danger


1. Noun Phrase
* If release of a record would pose a clear and present danger to a victim, confidential informant, witness, undercover officer or other

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