Synonyms of now in English:

now


See definition of now

adverb

1‘I'm afraid I'm extremely busy now, but I could see you in the morning’

SYNONYMS

at the moment, at present, just now, right now, at the present time, at the present moment, at this time, at this moment in time, currently, here and now

North American presently

British informal at the minute

2‘television is now the main source of political information for most people’

SYNONYMS

nowadays, today, these days, in this day and age

in the present climate, things being what they are, in the present circumstances

rare contemporarily

3‘it would be best if you leave now’

SYNONYMS

at once, straight away, right away, right now, this minute, this instant, immediately, instantly, directly, without further ado, without more ado, promptly, without delay, as soon as possible

tout de suite

informal pronto, straight off, a.s.a.p., toot sweet

archaic straightway, instanter


Phrases

    as of now

      ‘as of now, cigarettes are banned in this house’

      SYNONYMS

      from this time on, from now on, from now onwards, henceforth, henceforward, from this day forward, in future

      formal

      hereafter

    for now

      ‘that will be all for now, thank you’

      SYNONYMS

      for the time being, for the moment, for the present, for the meantime, for a little while

      archaic

      for the nonce

    not now

      ‘I promise I will, but not now’

      SYNONYMS

      later, later on, sometime, one day, some day, one of these days, at some time in the future, at a future date, at a future time, one of these fine days, sooner or later, in due course, by and by, eventually, ultimately

      ANTONYMS

      immediately

    now and again

      ‘I go and stay with my sister now and again’

      SYNONYMS

      occasionally, now and then, from time to time, sometimes, every so often, at times, on the odd occasion

      at intervals, periodically, on and off

      once in a blue moon

      archaic

      ever and anon