Present - definition, pronunciation, transcription
he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
- bring forward and present to the mind (syn: lay out, represent)
We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason
- hand over formally (syn: submit)
- introduce (syn: pose)
- give, especially as an honor or reward (syn: award)
- give as a present; make a gift of (syn: gift, give)
- deliver (a speech, oration, or idea) (syn: deliver)
- represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture (syn: portray)
- present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize (syn: confront, face)
- formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.
- recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position (syn: salute)
articles for present use
the present topic
the present system
present at the wedding
present at the creation
He presented the queen with a diamond necklace.
He was presented with a medal at the ceremony.
She presented a check for $5,000 to the charity.
The scientist presented his results to the committee.
She will be presenting a paper on methods for teaching ESL at the conference.
What time will you be presenting?
An offer was presented for our consideration.
The Main Street Theater Company is presenting Shakespeare's Othello next month.
The museum is presenting an exhibition of paintings by Monet.
The game has existed in its present form for more than 300 years.
...I am very busy at the present moment....
I am happy to present this gift to the hospital.
When you're presented with a chance to improve your position, take advantage of it.
Let me present my husband to you.
Never present a gun at someone.
present participle: presenting
past tense: presented
past participle: presented