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(of a person) In a particular place,
  1. (of a person) In a particular place
    • - a doctor must be present at the ringside
    • - the speech caused embarrassment to all those present
  2. (of a thing) Existing or occurring in a place or thing
    • - organic molecules are present in comets
  3. Existing or occurring now
    • - she did not expect to find herself in her present situation
  4. Now being considered or discussed
    • - the present article cannot answer every question
  5. (of a tense or participle) Expressing an action now going on or habitually performed or a condition now existing

  1. Give something to (someone) formally or ceremonially
    • - a top executive will present an award to employees who built the F-150
  2. Give someone (something) in such a way
    • - my students presented me with some flowers
  3. Show or offer (something) for others to scrutinize or consider
    • - he stopped and presented his passport
  4. Formally introduce (someone) to someone else
    • - may I present my wife?
  5. Proffer (compliments or good wishes) in a formal manner
    • - may I present the greetings of my master?
  6. Formally deliver (a check or bill) for acceptance or payment
    • - a check presented by Mr. Jackson was returned by the bank
  7. Bring (a complaint, petition, or evidence) formally to the notice of a court

  8. (of a company or producer) Put (a show or exhibition) before the public

  9. Bring about or be the cause of (a problem or difficulty)
    • - this should not present much difficulty
  10. Exhibit (a particular state or appearance) to others
    • - the EC presented a united front over the crisis
  11. Represent (someone) to others in a particular way, typically one that is false or exaggerated
    • - he presented himself as a hardworking man
  12. Come forward into the presence of another or others, esp. for a formal occasion; appear
    • - he failed to present himself in court
  13. (of an opportunity or idea) Occur and be available for use or exploitation
    • - when a favorable opportunity presented itself, he would submit his proposition
  14. (of a patient) Come forward for or undergo initial medical examination for a particular condition or symptom
    • - the patient presented with mild clinical encephalopathy
  15. (of a part of a fetus) Be directed toward the cervix during labor

  16. (of an illness) Manifest itself

  17. Hold out or aim (a firearm) at something so as to be ready to fire
    • - they were to present their rifles, take aim, and fire
  1. A thing given to someone as a gift
    • - a Christmas present

  1. present(a): 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"
  2. show: give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
  3. 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"
  4. bring forward and present to the mind; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
  5. something presented as a gift; "his tie was a present from his wife"
  6. a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking
  7. Présent is a French newspaper (published five days a week). It was founded in 1982. Présent's editorial line represents a traditional Catholicism. His editor is Jean Madiran.
  8. Present is a Belgian progressive rock group formed by guitarist Roger Trigaux in 1979.
  9. "Present" was Bonnie Pink's sixth studio album released under the Warner Music Japan label on February 19, 2003.
  10. Present is the second studio album by the Australian band Killing Heidi, released in Australia on 25 October 2002 (see 2002 in music). It succeeded the group's enormously successful debut album, 2000's Reflector.
  11. Present is a compilation album by Timbaland & Magoo released in 2005. It includes CD with 17 songs, and a bonus DVD featuring the duo's six videoclips, as well as three additional videos by Aaliyah and Justin Timberlake. A year before Timbaland & Magoo released extended play on 12" vinyl. ...
  12. Present is an album by Van der Graaf Generator, released in 2005. It was the band's first studio album since The Quiet Zone/The Pleasure Dome in 1977, and the first with the 'classic' line-up since World Record in 1976. The Charisma Records label was reactivated for its release.
  13. The current moment or period of time; To reveal, to show; To offer to a court or legislature for consideration; To demand that a drawee pay, or that the presenter's bank accept, (a draft); To award a trophy, gift, etc, to; To come to the attention of medical staff; Relating to now, for the ...
  14. (presently) Immediately, at once; quickly. [from 14th c.]; Before long; soon. [from 15th c.]; At the present time; now; currently. [from 15th c.]
  15. (presentment) A statement made on oath by a jury. [from 15th c.]; A formal complaint submitted to a bishop or archdeacon. [from 16th c.]; The act of presenting something for acceptance; now specifically, presenting something (eg a bill or cheque) for payment. [from 16th c. ...
  16. (presence) The fact or condition of being present, or of being within sight or call, or at hand; The part of space within one's immediate vicinity; A quality of poise and effectiveness that enables a performer to achieve a close relationship with his audience; Something (as a spirit) felt or ...
  17. (presently) The use of presently to mean "at the present time" ("I'm presently writing a report") rather than "soon" ("He'll be with you presently"), while often criticized, is standard and acceptable.
  18. (Presently) the jobs outlook for the auto mechanic industry is mixed. There are good opportunities to replace existing mechanics as they retire, but job growth in the field in slower. Due to a number of economic and social factors, many mechanic shops are consolidating. ...
  19. (presentment (first appearance)) In felony cases, the first appearance before a judge at which the defendant is formally notified of the charges and a date is set for a preliminary hearing. No plea is entered at this stage. ...
  20. (presentment) A demand for acceptance or payment of a negotiable instrument made upon the maker, acceptor, or drawee by or on behalf of the holder of the instrument.
  21. (Presentment) Declaration or document issued by a grand jury that either makes a neutral report or notes misdeeds by officials charged with specified public duties. It ordinarily does not include a formal charge of crime. A presentment differs from an indictment.
  22. (Presentment) The delivery of an electronic funds transfer or negotiable instrument to the payor’s bank.
  23. (Presentment) The process by which the acquirer sends the transaction to the issuer for reimbursement.
  24. (Presentment) The process of electronic billing via web or email statements.
  25. (Presentment) a report made by a grand jury of an offense that the grand jury observed or learned during their investigations