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present

 
Adjective present has 2 senses
  1. present - 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"
    Antonyms:
    future, approaching, forthcoming, upcoming, coming, future day, in store, prospective, proximo, prox, emerging, rising, past, ancient, bygone, bypast, departed, foregone, gone, chivalric, knightly, medieval, early, erstwhile, once, onetime, quondam, sometime, former, previous, historic, historical, last, late, recent, old, olden, prehistoric, prehistorical, then, ultimo, ult, ago, agone, other
  2. present - spatial sense; being or existing in a specified place; "the murderer is present in this room"; "present at the wedding"; "present at the creation"
    Antonyms:
    absent, away, gone, departed, introuvable, lacking, missing, nonexistent, wanting, truant, awol, devoid
Noun present has 3 senses
  1. present, nowadays - 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"
    --1 is a kind of time
    --1 has particulars:
     now; here and now, present moment, moment; date; times, modern times, present time, modern world, contemporary world; time being, nonce; today; tonight
  2. present - something presented as a gift; "his tie was a present from his wife"
    --2 is a kind of
    gift
    --2 has particulars:
     birthday present, birthday gift; Christmas present, Christmas gift; wedding present, wedding gift
    Derived form: verb present4
  3. present, present tense - a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking
    --3 is a kind of tense
    --3 has particulars: historical present
Verb present has 13 senses
  1. show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate - show or demonstrate something to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
    --1 is one way to show
    Derived forms: noun presentment3, noun presentation4, noun presentation2, noun presentation3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
  2. present, represent, lay out - bring forward and present to the mind; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
    --2 is one way to state, say, tell
    Derived form: noun presentation2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  3. stage, present, represent - perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'"
    --3 is one way to re-create
    Derived form: noun presentment3
    Sample sentence:
    Did he present his major works over a short period of time?
  4. present, submit - hand over formally
    --4 is one way to give
    Derived forms: noun present2, noun presentation1, noun presenter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
  5. present, pose - introduce; "This poses an interesting question"
    --5 is one way to constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  6. award, present - give, especially as a reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
    --6 is one way to allocate, apportion
    Derived form: noun presentation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  7. give, gift, present - give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?"
    Derived form: noun presenter3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  8. deliver, present - deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
    --8 is one way to talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise
    Derived forms: noun presentation4, noun presentation2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. introduce, present, acquaint - cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community"
    --9 is one way to inform
    Derived forms: noun presentation6, noun presenter2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  10. portray, present - represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"
    --10 is one way to represent, interpret
    Derived forms: noun presentment3, noun presentation5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  11. confront, face, present - 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"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    => Somebody ----s somebody with something
  12. present - formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.
    --12 is one way to
    introduce, present, acquaint
    Derived form: noun presentation6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  13. salute, present - recognize with a gesture prescribed by a miltary regulation; assume a prescribed position; "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute"
    --13 is one way to greet, recognize, recognise
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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