Synonyms of present in English

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present1


See definition of present

adjective

1‘a doctor must be present at the ringside’

SYNONYMS

in attendance, attending, here, there, near, nearby, at hand, close at hand, near at hand, adjacent, available, ready

accounted for

ANTONYMS

absent

2‘organic compounds are present in the waste’

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in existence, existing, existent, extant

ANTONYMS

absent

3‘in the present climate jobs are hard to come by’

SYNONYMS

current, present-day, existing, contemporary, immediate

archaic instant

ANTONYMS

past, future


noun

1the present‘forget the past and think about the present’

SYNONYMS

now, today, the present time, the here and now, this day and age, the present moment, the time being

ANTONYMS

past, future


Synonyms of present in English

: present1present2present3

present2


See definition of present

verb

1‘Eddy will present the cheque to the winner’

SYNONYMS

hand over, give, give out, dispense, hand out, confer, bestow, award, grant, donate, gift, accord, extend, entrust, furnish

2‘the committee finally presented its report’

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submit, set forth, put forward, put up, proffer, offer, show, tender, advance, propose, propound, suggest, venture, bring up, broach, moot, air, ventilate, table, register, lay, lodge, introduce, move, volunteer

3‘may I present my wife?’

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introduce, make known, acquaint someone with, make acquainted with

4‘they presented their new product at an exhibition last month’

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demonstrate, show, put on display, put on show, put on view, exhibit, display, introduce, launch, unveil

parade, flaunt

5‘they have a reputation for presenting good quality opera’

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stage, put on, put before the public, produce, mount, organize

perform, render, act

6‘she is to present a breakfast TV show’

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host, introduce, announce, compère, anchor, be the presenter of

North American informal emcee

7‘the authorities sought to present him as a common criminal’

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represent, describe, portray, depict, characterize


Synonyms of present in English

: present1present2present3

present3


See definition of present

noun

1‘I got him this tie as a birthday present’

SYNONYMS

gift, donation, offering, contribution, handout, presentation, bestowal

largesse, alms, charity, bonus, award, premium, bounty, boon, favour

bequest, legacy, settlement

subsidy, grant, endowment, benefaction

tip, gratuity

baksheesh

pourboire

informal prezzie, freebie, perk, sweetener

formal perquisite

archaic conferment


Phrases

    at present

      ‘at present he is very angry’

      SYNONYMS

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

      in this day and age, nowadays

    for the present

      ‘for the present she stayed where she was’

      SYNONYMS

      for the time being, for now, for the moment, for a while, in the meanwhile, in the meantime, provisionally, temporarily, pro tem

      rare

      for the nonce

    the present day

      SYNONYMS

      modern times, the present age, the present time, nowadays, now

    present itself

      ‘make the most of opportunity when it presents itself’

      SYNONYMS

      occur, arise, happen, transpire, emerge, come about, appear, materialize, come up, crop up, pop up, turn up

    present oneself

      ‘he was ordered to present himself at the office at ten’

      SYNONYMS

      be present, make an appearance, appear, attend, turn up, arrive