Complete Definition of "present"

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Etymology 1
wikipedia
From ME. < OF. < L. praesent-, praesens present participle of praeesse "to be present" < L. prae- "pre-" + esse "to be".

Pronunciation
AHD|prÄ'zÉnt, IPA|/ËprÉzÉnt/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
audio|en-us-present-adjective.ogg|Audio (US)
Hyphenation: pres·ent

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. Relating to now, for the time being; current.

#:The present manager has been here longer than the last one.

  1. Located in the immediate vicinity.

#:Is there a doctor present?

Derived terms
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all present and correct
at present
at the present time
present company
mid2
presently
present participle
present tense

Related terms
presence

Translations
trans-top|pertaining to the current time
Arabic: Arab|حاÙÙ IPAchar|(ħÄli)
Chinese: ç°å¨ç (xiànzài de)
Czech: t-|cs|pÅítomný|m
Dutch: tegenwoordig, tegenwoordige, huidig, huidige
Finnish: nykyinen, tämänhetkinen
French: t+|fr|présent
German: gegenwärtig, jetzig
Greek: t|el|ÏÏÏινÏÏ|sc=Grek
Hungarian: jelen, jelenlegi
Italian: t+|it|presente
trans-mid
Japanese: ç¾å¨ã® (ããããã®, genzai no)
Korean: íì¬ì (hyeonjae-ui)
Maltese: preżent, issa
Portuguese: t+|pt|presente
Russian: нÑнеÑний (nýneÅ¡nij), наÑÑоÑÑий (nastojášÄij)
Slovene: sedanji m, sedanja f, sedanje n
Spanish: t+|es|presente, t-|es|actual
Swedish: t-|sv|nuvarande
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trans-top|in the immediate vicinity
Czech: t-|cs|pÅítomný|m
Dutch: aanwezig, aanwezige
Finnish: paikalla, läsnä (adverb)
French: t+|fr|présent|m, t+|fr|présente|f
German: t+|de|anwesend
Greek: t|el|ÏαÏÏν|sc=Grek
Italian: t+|it|presente
trans-mid
Maltese: preżent
Russian: пÑиÑÑÑÑÑвÑÑÑий (prisútstvujuÅ¡Äij)
Slovene: prisoten m, prisotna f, prisotno n
Spanish: t+|es|presente
Swedish: närvarande
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Noun
en-noun

  1. The current moment or period of time.
  2. The present tense.

Related terms
no time like the present

Translations
trans-top|current time
Arabic: Arab|اÙزÙا٠IPAchar|(az-zamÄn) m
Chinese: ç°å¨ (xiànzài)
Czech: t-|cs|pÅítomnost|f
Dutch: t+|nl|heden|n
Finnish: nykyhetki, nykyisyys
French: t+|fr|présent|m
German: Gegenwart f, Jetzt n
Greek: t+|el|ÏαÏÏν|n|sc=Grek
Hungarian: t+|hu|jelen
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|presente|m
Japanese: ç¾å¨ (ãããã, genzai)
Korean: íì¬ (hyeonjae)
Portuguese: t+|pt|presente|m
Russian: наÑÑоÑÑее (nastojášÄeje) n, наÑÑоÑÑее вÑÐµÐ¼Ñ (nastojášÄeje vrémja) n
Slovene: sedanjost f
Spanish: t+|es|presente|m, t-|es|actual|m
Swedish: nu n, nutid c
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trans-top|present tense

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Etymology 2
From ME. presenten < OF. presenter < L. presentare "to show" < L. praesent-, praesens present participle of praeesse "to be in front of".

Noun
en-noun

  1. A gift, now especially one given for birthdays or Christmas.

Translations
trans-top|gift
Arabic: Arab|ÙدÙØ© IPAchar|(hadíya) f
Chinese: ç¤¼ç© (lÇwù)
Czech: t+|cs|dárek|m
Dutch: geschenk n, cadeau n, presentje n
Esperanto: t-|eo|donaco|xs=Esperanto
Finnish: t+|fi|lahja
French: t+|fr|cadeau|m
German: Geschenk n, rarely: Präsent n
Hungarian: t+|hu|ajándék
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|dono|m, t+|it|regalo|m, t+|it|presente|m
Japanese: è´ãç© (ããããã®, okurimono)
Korean: ì ë¬¼ (seonmul)
Maltese: rigal m
Portuguese: t+|pt|presente|m
Russian: подаÑок (podárok) m, пÑÐµÐ·ÐµÐ½Ñ (prezént) m
Slovene: t+|sl|darilo|n
Spanish: t+|es|regalo|m
Swedish: present#Swedish|present c, gåva c, skänk c
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Pronunciation
AHD|prÄ­zÄnt', IPA|/prɪËzÉnt/, SAMPA|/prI"zEnt/
audio|en-us-present-verb1.ogg|Audio (US), audio|en-us-present-verb2.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To reveal, to show..

#:The theater is proud to present the Fearless Fliers.

  1. transitive|law To offer to a court or legislature for consideration.
  2. transitive To award a trophy, gift, etc, to.

Derived terms
present arms

Translations
trans-top|show
Arabic: Arab|Ùد٠IPAchar|(qáddama)
Chinese: æåº (tíchÅ«)
Dutch: t+|nl|voorstellen, t+|nl|presenteren
Esperanto: t-|eo|prezenti|xs=Esperanto
Finnish: t+|fi|esittää, t+|fi|näyttää
French: t+|fr|présenter
German: präsentieren
Greek: t|el|ÏαÏοÏÏιάζÏ|sc=Grek
Hungarian: bemutatni, felmutatni
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|presentare
Japanese: é²åãã (ããã¦ããã, shintei suru)
Korean: ì ì¬íë¤ (seonsahada)
Maltese: jippreżenta m, tippreżenta f
Portuguese: t+|pt|apresentar
Russian: пÑедÑÑавлÑÑÑ/пÑедÑÑавиÑÑ (predstavljátâ/predstávitâ)
Slovene: predstaviti, predstavljati
Spanish: t-|es|presentar
Swedish: föreställa, introducera, presentera
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trans-top|in law
Finnish: t+|fi|esittää
Italian: t+|it|presentare
trans-mid
Russian: подаваÑÑ/подаÑÑ (podavátâ/podátâ)
Swedish: anmäla, ange, föreställa, inge, introducera, åtala
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trans-top|award
Dutch: t-|nl|toewijzen
Finnish: t+|fi|myöntää
Hungarian: adni
Portuguese: presentear a gift; premiar an award, prize or trophy
trans-mid
Russian: даÑиÑÑ/подаÑиÑÑ (darítâ/podarítâ) a gift, вÑÑÑаÑÑ/вÑÑÑиÑÑ (vruÄátâ/vruÄítâ) a prize or award, пÑезенÑоваÑÑ (prezentovátâ)
Slovene: podeliti
Spanish: t-|es|presentar
Swedish: presentera, överlämna
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Category:1000 English basic words
Category:English heteronyms
Category:Time

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