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Synonyms for present

Synonyms for (noun) present

Synonyms: present, present tense Definition: a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking

Similar words: tense Definition: a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time

Synonyms: present Definition: something presented as a gift Usage: his tie was a present from his wife

Similar words: gift Definition: something acquired without compensation

Synonyms: nowadays, present Definition: the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech Usage: that is enough for the present; he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow

Similar words: time Definition: the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past

Synonyms for (verb) present

Synonyms: lay out, represent, present Definition: bring forward and present to the mind Usage: We presented the arguments to him; We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason

Similar words: tell, say, state Definition: express in words Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name

Synonyms: salute, present Definition: recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position Usage: When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute

Similar words: greet, recognise, recognize Definition: express greetings upon meeting someone

Synonyms: introduce, present, acquaint Definition: cause to come to know personally Usage: permit me to acquaint you with my son; introduce the new neighbors to the community

Similar words: inform Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to Usage: I informed him of his rights

Synonyms: present Definition: formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.

Similar words: introduce, present, acquaint Definition: cause to come to know personally Usage: permit me to acquaint you with my son; introduce the new neighbors to the community

Synonyms: deliver, present Definition: deliver (a speech, oration, or idea) Usage: The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk Definition: express in speech Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize

Synonyms: portray, present Definition: represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture Usage: The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting

Similar words: represent, interpret Definition: create an image or likeness of Usage: The painter represented his wife as a young girl

Synonyms: stage, represent, present Definition: perform (a play), especially on a stage Usage: we are going to stage `Othello'

Similar words: re-create Definition: create anew Usage: Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale

Synonyms: show, demo, demonstrate, present, exhibit Definition: give an exhibition of to an interested audience Usage: She shows her dogs frequently; We will demo the new software in Washington

Similar words: show Definition: make visible or noticeable Usage: She showed her talent for cooking; Show me your etchings, please

Synonyms: award, present Definition: give, especially as an honor or reward Usage: bestow honors and prizes at graduation

Similar words: apportion, allocate Definition: distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose Usage: I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis; I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip

Synonyms: submit, present Definition: hand over formally

Similar words: give Definition: transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody Usage: I gave her my money; can you give me lessons?; She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care

Synonyms: pose, present Definition: introduce Usage: This poses an interesting question

Similar words: comprise, make up, be, represent, constitute Definition: form or compose Usage: This money is my only income; The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance; These constitute my entire belonging; The children made up the chorus; This sum represents my entire income for a year; These few men comprise his entire army

Synonyms for (adjective) present

Synonyms: present Definition: temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration Usage: the present leader; articles for present use; the present topic; the present system; present observations

Similar words: existing Definition: presently existing Usage: the existing system

Similar words: immediate Definition: of the present time and place Usage: the immediate revisions

Similar words: inst, instant Definition: in or of the present month Usage: your letter of the 10th inst

Similar words: latter-day Definition: belonging to the present or recent times Usage: the latter-day problems of our society

Synonyms: present Definition: being or existing in a specified place Usage: the murderer is present in this room; present at the wedding; present at the creation

Similar words: attendant Definition: being present (at meeting or event etc.) "attendant members of the congreation"

Similar words: ever-present Definition: being always present

Similar words: existing Definition: existing in something specified Usage: depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream

Similar words: here Definition: being here now Usage: is everyone here?

Similar words: naturally occurring Definition: existing by nature and without artificial aid Usage: one of the 93 naturally occurring chemical elements

Similar words: omnipresent, ubiquitous Definition: being present everywhere at once