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1. progressive

adjective. ['prəˈgrɛsɪv'] favoring or promoting reform (often by government action).

Synonyms

  • reform-minded
  • reformist

Antonyms

  • aft
  • back
  • unoriginal

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Words that Rhyme with Present Progressive

  • unimpressive
  • expressive
  • successive
  • repressive
  • regressive
  • impressive
  • depressive
  • recessive
  • possessive
  • oppressive
  • obsessive
  • excessive
  • aggressive

2. progressive

adjective. ['prəˈgrɛsɪv'] favoring or promoting progress.

Synonyms

  • modernized
  • forward-moving
  • forward
  • forward-looking
  • state-of-the-art
  • innovative
  • modern
  • advanced
  • industrial
  • modernised

Antonyms

  • nonindustrial
  • backward
  • early
  • old

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))
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