present

present [adj1] existing; at this time ad hoc, already, at this moment, begun, being, coeval, commenced, contemporaneous, contemporary, current, even now, existent, extant, for the time being, going on, immediate, in duration, in process, instant, just now, modern, nowadays, present-day, prompt, started, today, topical, under consideration, up-to-date; concept 820 —Ant. absent, former, future, past, previous present [adj2] nearby, here accounted for, at hand, attendant, available, existent, in attendance, in view, made the scene*, near, on board, on deck, on hand, on-the-spot, ready, show up, there, there with bells on*, within reach; concepts 539,583 —Ant. absent, away, distant, far present [n1] existing time here and now, instant, nonce, now, present moment, the time being, this day, this time, today; concepts 802,807,815 —Ant. future, past present [n2] gift benefaction, benevolence, boon, bounty, compliment, donation, endowment, favor, gifting, giveaway, goodie*, grant, gratuity, handout, largess, lump, offering, stake, write-off; concept 337 present [v1] introduce; demonstrate acquaint, adduce, advance, allege, cite, declare, display, do, do the honors, exhibit, expose, expound, extend, fix up, get together, give, give an introduction, hold out, imply, infer, intimate, lay, make a pitch*, make known, manifest, mount, offer, open to view, perform, pitch, pose, produce, proffer, proposition, put forward, put on, raise, recount, relate, roll out, show, stage, state, submit, suggest, tender, trot out; concepts 66,261 —Ant. refrain, subdue, withhold present [v2] give, hand over award, bestow, come up with, confer, devote, donate, entrust, furnish, gift, give away, grant, hand out, kick in*, lay on*, offer, proffer, put at disposal, put forth; concepts 67,108 —Ant. take

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  • présent — présent, ente 1. (pré zan, zan t ) adj. 1°   Qui est dans le lieu où l on est ou dont on parle. •   Il [le roi] parla encore une autre fois fort bien de M. Colbert sur cette matière des finances, M. Seignelay présent, PELLISSON Lett. hist. t. I,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • present — pre·sent 1 /pri zent/ vt 1: to lay before a court as an object of consideration present a complaint present ed a defense of insanity 2: to make a presentment of (an instrument) pre·sen·ta·tion /ˌprē ˌzen tā shən, ˌpre , zən / …   Law dictionary

  • Present — ist eine belgische Avantgarde Rock Gruppe, die von Roger Trigaux (Gitarre, Keyboards, Vocals) 1979 gegründet wurde.[1] Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Mitglieder (Stand 2011) 3 Ehemalige Mitglieder u …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • present — [prez′ənt; ] for v. [ prē zent′, prizent′] adj. [OFr < L praesens, prp. of praeesse, to be present < prae , before (see PRE ) + esse, to be (see ESSENCE)] 1. a) being at the specified or understood place; at hand; in attendance b) existing… …   English World dictionary

  • Present — Pres ent, a. [F. pr[ e]sent, L. praesens, entis, that is before one, in sight or at hand, p. p. of praeesse to be before; prae before + esse to be. See {Essence}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Being at hand, within reach or call, within certain contemplated …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Present — Pres ent, n. [Cf. F. pr[ e]sent. See {Present}, a.] 1. Present time; the time being; time in progress now, or at the moment contemplated; as, at this present. [1913 Webster] Past and present, wound in one. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. (Law)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Present — Pre*sent , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Presented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Presenting}.] [F. pr[ e]senter, L. praesentare, fr. praesens, a. See {Present}, a.] 1. To bring or introduce into the presence of some one, especially of a superior; to introduce… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • present — Ⅰ. present [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) being or occurring in a particular place. 2) existing or occurring now. 3) Grammar (of a tense or participle) expressing an action now going on or habitually performed, or a condition now existing. ► NOUN 1) ( …   English terms dictionary

  • present — pre‧sent [prɪˈzent] verb [transitive] 1. to make a speech introducing an idea, plan etc to be considered: • a lack of evidence presented by prosecutors present something to somebody • The company has until July to restructure its debt and present …   Financial and business terms

  • Present — Présent Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

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