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