Associations to the word «Present»
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PRESENT, adjective. Relating to now, for the time being; current.
PRESENT, adjective. Located in the immediate vicinity.
PRESENT, adjective. (obsolete) Having an immediate effect (of a medicine, poison etc.); fast-acting. [16th-18th c.]
PRESENT, adjective. (obsolete) Not delayed; immediate; instant.
PRESENT, adjective. (dated) Ready; quick in emergency.
PRESENT, adjective. (obsolete) Favorably attentive; propitious.
PRESENT, adjective. Relating to something a person is referring to in the very context, with a deictic use similar to the demonstrative adjective this.
PRESENT, noun. The current moment or period of time.
PRESENT, noun. The present tense.
PRESENT, noun. A gift, especially one given for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, or any other special occasions.
PRESENT, noun. (military) The position of a soldier in presenting arms.
PRESENT, verb. To bring (someone) into the presence of (a person); to introduce formally. [from 14th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) To nominate (a member of the clergy) for an ecclesiastical benefice; to offer to the bishop or ordinary as a candidate for institution. [from 14th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) To offer (a problem, complaint) to a court or other authority for consideration. [from 14th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) (now rare) To charge (a person) with a crime or accusation; to bring before court. [from 14th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (reflexive) To come forward, appear in a particular place or before a particular person, especially formally. [from 14th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) To put (something) forward in order for it to be seen; to show, exhibit. [from 14th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) To make clear to one's mind or intelligence; to put forward for consideration. [from 14th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) To put on, stage (a play etc.). [from 16th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) (military) To point (a firearm) at something, to hold (a weapon) in a position ready to fire. [from 16th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (reflexive) To offer oneself for mental consideration; to occur to the mind. [from 16th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (intransitive) (medicine) To come to the attention of medical staff, especially with a specific symptom. [from 19th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (intransitive) (medicine) To appear (in a specific way) for delivery (of a fetus); to appear first at the mouth of the uterus during childbirth. [from 18th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (intransitive) (with "as") To appear or represent oneself (as having a certain gender).
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) To act as presenter on (a radio, television programme etc.). [from 20th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) To give a gift or presentation to (someone). [from 14th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) To give (a gift or presentation) to someone; to bestow. [from 14th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) To deliver (something abstract) as though as a gift; to offer. [from 14th c.]
PRESENT, verb. (transitive) To hand over (a bill etc.) to be paid. [from 15th c.]
PRESENT ARMS, noun. (military) a position of salute in the manual of arms in which the gun is held in both hands vertically in front of the body, with the muzzle upward and the trigger side forward.
PRESENT ARMS, verb. (military) to adopt such a position.
PRESENT CONDITIONAL, noun. (in reference to other languages) The present tense in the conditional mood.
PRESENT CONTINUOUS, noun. (grammar) A tense that describes an ongoing action in the present. In English it is formed by use of a form of be with a present participle.
PRESENT HISTORIC TENSE, noun. (grammar) historical present tense
PRESENT IMPERFECT, noun. A grammatical tense which presents the action in the present as continuous, not yet over
PRESENT INDICATIVE, noun. (in several languages) The present tense in the indicative mood
PRESENT PARTICIPLE, noun. (grammar) A verb form that indicates an ongoing action or state in the present and which can function as an adjective.
PRESENT PARTICIPLES, noun. Plural of present participle
PRESENT PERFECT, noun. (grammar) A perfect tense that expresses action in the past (usually completed) with consequences in the present time.
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS, noun. (grammar) A tense that expresses an unbroken action continuing at the present time, started in the recent past. In English it is formed by using have been with a present participle.
PRESENT PERFECT PROGRESSIVE, noun. (grammar) present perfect continuous
PRESENT PROGRESSIVE, noun. (grammar) present continuous
PRESENT SENSE IMPRESSION, noun. (legal) A statement made by a person (the declarant) that conveys his or her sense of the state of an event or the condition of something, made spontaneously while the person was perceiving (i.e. contemporaneous with) the event or condition, or "immediately thereafter."
PRESENT SENSE IMPRESSIONS, noun. Plural of present sense impression
PRESENT SUBJUNCTIVE, noun. (in several languages) The present tense in the subjunctive mood
PRESENT SYSTEM, noun. In Latin, the three simple tenses: present, future, and imperfect, as contrasted with the perfect system, the three perfect tenses: perfect, future perfect, and pluperfect. Verbs in the present system tend to indicate an action that has not completed.
PRESENT TENSE, noun. (grammar): Present tense is the form of language used to refer to an event, transaction, or occurrence which is happening now (or at the present time), or an object that currently exists. Compare with past tense, which is the form of language used to refer to an event, transaction, or occurrence that did happen or has happened, or an object that existed, at a point in time before now; or with future tense, an event, transaction or occurrence that has not yet happened, is expected to happen in the future, or might never happen.
PRESENT TENSES, noun. Plural of present tense
PRESENT, noun. 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".
PRESENT, noun. Something presented as a gift; "his tie was a present from his wife".
PRESENT, noun. A verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking.
PRESENT, verb. Give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington".
PRESENT, verb. Bring forward and present to the mind; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason".
PRESENT, verb. Perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'".
PRESENT, verb. Hand over formally.
PRESENT, verb. Introduce; "This poses an interesting question".
PRESENT, verb. Give, especially as an honor or reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation".
PRESENT, verb. Give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?".
PRESENT, verb. Deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students".
PRESENT, verb. Cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community".
PRESENT, verb. Represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting".
PRESENT, verb. 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".
PRESENT, verb. Formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc..
PRESENT, verb. Recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position; "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute".
PRESENT, adjective. 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".
PRESENT, adjective. 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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