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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  • 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 — Pres ent, n. [F. pr[ e]sent .] Anything presented or given; a gift; a donative; as, a Christmas present. [1913 Webster] Syn: Gift; donation; donative; benefaction. See {Gift}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Present — Pre*sent , n. (Mil.) The position of a soldier in presenting arms; as, to stand at present. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Present — Pre*sent , v. i. (Med.) To appear at the mouth of the uterus so as to be perceptible to the finger in vaginal examination; said of a part of an infant during labor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PRÉSENT — ENTE. adj. Qui est, qui se rencontre dans le lieu dont on parle. En ce sens, il est opposé à Absent. Selon le dogme catholique, JESUS CHRIST est présent dans l eucharistie. J étais présent lorsque la chose arriva. Tous ceux qui s y trouvèrent… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • Present — This article is about the concept of current time. Present also means a gift; for other meanings, see Present (disambiguation) and Presence (disambiguation). The present is a moment in time discernible as intermediate between past and future. The …   Wikipedia

  • PRÉSENT — s. m. Don, tout ce qu on donne gratuitement et par pure libéralité. Présent magnifique. Il leur a fait de grands présents. Il est défendu aux juges de recevoir aucun présent des parties. Se laisser corrompre par des présents. C est un homme qui… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • present — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from presenter Date: 13th century something presented ; gift II. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French presenter, from Latin praesentare, from praesent , praesens, adjective Date:… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • PRÉSENT — n. m. Don, tout ce qu’on donne gratuitement et par pure libéralité. Présent magnifique. Il leur a fait de grands présents. Il est défendu aux juges de recevoir aucun présent des parties. Se laisser corrompre par des présents. Donner quelque chose …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)


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