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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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Example sentences of the word present


1. Verb, base form
Decide how you will present the information in your letter.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Friends share a mutual affection that goes beyond the regard present among acquaintances.

3. Adjective
It also helps your cause to be present with her at the bank teller window.

Quotes containing the word present


1. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.
- Bil Keane

2. Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.
- Charles Lindbergh

3. I hope I may have succeeded in presenting to you, however imperfectly, the currents of thought due to the work of the immortal Darwin which have helped to make anthropology what it is at the present time.
- Franz Boas

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. present

verb. ['ˈprɛzənt, priːˈzɛnt, pɝˈzɛnt'] hand over formally.

Synonyms

  • bring in
  • give

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • inactiveness

Etymology

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

8. present

verb. ['ˈprɛzənt, priːˈzɛnt, pɝˈzɛnt'] introduce.

Synonyms

  • be
  • comprise
  • pose
  • constitute
  • represent

Antonyms

  • maturity
  • separation
  • motion
  • inaction

Etymology

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

9. present

noun. ['ˈprɛzənt, priːˈzɛnt, pɝˈzɛnt'] something presented as a gift.

Synonyms

  • Christmas gift
  • wedding gift
  • birthday present
  • wedding present
  • birthday gift
  • Christmas present

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed
  • explode
  • stay
  • stand still

Etymology

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

10. present

verb. ['ˈprɛzənt, priːˈzɛnt, pɝˈzɛnt'] give as a present; make a gift of.

Synonyms

  • give
  • bung
  • leave
  • submit
  • give away
  • bequeath
  • hand out
  • pass out
  • raffle
  • render
  • treat
  • give out
  • deed over
  • deliver
  • cede
  • dower
  • will
  • grant
  • tip
  • distribute
  • gift
  • surrender
  • endow
  • fee
  • raffle off
  • tender
  • donate

Antonyms

  • rugged
  • insignificance
  • inconsequence
  • postmeridian

Etymology

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