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Definition of PRESENT

noun : PRESENT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech; "that is enough for the present"; "he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow" ;

  • 2. (

    ) something presented as a gift; "his tie was a present from his wife" ;

verb : PRESENT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) bring forward and present to the mind; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason" ;

  • 6. (

    ) give, especially as an honor or reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation" ;

  • 8. (

    ) deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students" ;

  • 9. (

    ) cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community" ;

  • 10. (

    ) represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting" ;

  • 11. (

    ) present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; "We confronted him with the evidence"; "He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"; "An enormous dilemma faces us" ;

  • 12. (

    ) formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc. ;

  • 13. (

    ) recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position; "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute" ;

Adjective : PRESENT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration; "the present leader"; "articles for present use"; "the present topic"; "the present system"; "present observations" ;

  • 2. (

    ) being or existing in a specified place; "the murderer is present in this room"; "present at the wedding"; "present at the creation" ;


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