Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun present

3 senses of present

Sense 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")
       => time -- (the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past)

Sense 2
present -- (something presented as a gift; "his tie was a present from his wife")
       => gift -- (something acquired without compensation)

Sense 3
present, present tense -- (a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking)
       => tense -- (a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb present

13 senses of present

Sense 1
show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate -- (give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington")
       => show -- (make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please")

Sense 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")
       => state, say, tell -- (express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name")

Sense 3
stage, present, represent -- (perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'")
       => re-create -- (create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale")

Sense 4
present, submit -- (hand over formally)
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 5
present, pose -- (introduce; "This poses an interesting question")
       => constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be -- (form or compose; "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")

Sense 6
award, present -- (give, especially as an honor or reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation")
       => allocate, apportion -- (distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose; "I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis"; "I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip")

Sense 7
give, gift, present -- (give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?")

Sense 8
deliver, present -- (deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students")
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

Sense 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")
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

Sense 10
portray, present -- (represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting")
       => represent, interpret -- (create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl")

Sense 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")

Sense 12
present -- (formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.)
       => introduce, present, acquaint -- (cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community")

Sense 13
salute, present -- (recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position; "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute")
       => greet, recognize, recognise -- (express greetings upon meeting someone)

Antonyms of adj present

2 senses of present

Sense 1
present (prenominal) (vs. future) (vs. past) -- (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")

future (vs. past) (vs. present) -- (yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him")
        => approaching, coming (prenominal), forthcoming, upcoming -- (of the relatively near future; "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions")
        => future day -- (yet to come; "a future-day Gibbon of Macaulay")
        => early -- (expected in the near future; "look for an early end to the negotiations")
        => emerging, rising -- (coming to maturity; "the rising generation")
        => in store (predicate) -- (in readiness; awaiting; "gave us a hint of the excitement that was in store for us")
        => proximo, prox -- (in or of the next month after the present; "scheduled for the 6th prox")
past (vs. present) (vs. future) -- (earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year")
        => ago, agone -- (gone by; or in the past; "two years ago"; "`agone' is an archaic word for `ago'")
        => ancient -- (belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire; "ancient history"; "ancient civilizations such as those of the Etruscans and Sumerians"; "ancient Greece")
        => bygone, bypast, departed, foregone, gone -- (well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era")
        => chivalric, knightly, medieval -- (characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages; "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years")
        => early (prenominal), former (prenominal), other (prenominal) -- (belonging to the distant past; "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times")
        => erstwhile (prenominal), former (prenominal), old, onetime (prenominal), one-time (prenominal), quondam (prenominal), sometime (prenominal) -- (belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover")
        => former (prenominal), late (prenominal), previous (prenominal) -- ((used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House")
        => historic, historical -- (belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past; "historic victories"; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character")
        => last (prenominal) -- (immediately past; "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we read")
        => late (prenominal), recent -- (of the immediate past or just previous to the present time; "a late development"; "their late quarrel"; "his recent trip to Africa"; "in recent months"; "a recent issue of the journal")
        => olden -- (long past; "olden days")
        => other (prenominal) -- (recently past; "the other evening")
        => prehistoric, prehistorical -- (belonging to or existing in times before recorded history; "prehistoric settlements"; "prehistoric peoples")
        => then (prenominal) -- (at a specific prior time; "the then president")
        => ultimo, ult -- (in or of the month preceding the present one; "your letter received on the 29th ult")

Sense 2
present (vs. absent) -- (being or existing in a specified place; "the murderer is present in this room"; "present at the wedding"; "present at the creation")

absent (vs. present) -- (not being in a specified place)
        => away (predicate) -- (not present; having left; "he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away")
        => introuvable -- (impossible to find; "the book is practically introuvable")
        => truant, awol -- (absent without permission; "truant schoolboys"; "the soldier was AWOL for almost a week")

Similarity of adj present

2 senses of present

Sense 1
present (prenominal) (vs. future) (vs. past) -- (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")
       => existing -- (presently existing; "the existing system")
       => immediate -- (of the present time and place; "the immediate revisions")
       => instant, inst -- (in or of the present month; "your letter of the 10th inst")
       => latter-day -- (belonging to the present or recent times; "the latter-day problems of our society")

Sense 2
present (vs. absent) -- (being or existing in a specified place; "the murderer is present in this room"; "present at the wedding"; "present at the creation")
       => attendant -- (being present (at meeting or event etc.) "attendant members of the congreation")
       => ever-present -- (being always present)
       => existing -- (existing in something specified; "depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream")
       => here (predicate) -- (being here now; "is everyone here?")
       => naturally occurring -- (existing by nature and without artificial aid; "one of the 93 naturally occurring chemical elements")
       => omnipresent, ubiquitous -- (being present everywhere at once)

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