Synonyms of present in English

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present1


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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
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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’

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current, present-day, existing, contemporary, immediate
archaic instant
ANTONYMS

past, future


noun

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

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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

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present2


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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’

SYNONYMS
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‘I called to present my warmest compliments’

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offer, give, express, extend

5‘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

6‘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

7‘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

8‘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


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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’


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    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
    the present day


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

    ‘for the present she stayed where she was’


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    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
    present itself

    ‘make the most of opportunity when it presents itself’


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    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’


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