Synonyms for presentˈprɛz ənt
the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
something presented as a gift
present, present tense(adj)
a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking
temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration
being or existing in a specified place
show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate(verb)
give an exhibition of to an interested audience
attest, express, portray, parade, demo, exhibit, introduce, register, show, testify, establish, depict, manifest, evidence, acquaint, present, read, display, expose, lay out, point, indicate, record, picture, gift, certify, usher, salute, give, designate, represent, render, evince, prove, deliver, shew, confront, demonstrate, stage, show up, face, award, march, pose, submit, bear witness
present, represent, lay out(verb)
bring forward and present to the mind
lay out, portray, act, demo, make up, exhibit, present, show, acquaint, deliver, symbolize, award, confront, array, typify, be, exemplify, gift, stand for, play, give, defend, represent, stage, comprise, salute, pose, face, demonstrate, symbolise, interpret, correspond, set, set up, submit, constitute, map, introduce, set out, range
stage, present, represent(verb)
perform (a play), especially on a stage
portray, act, demo, make up, exhibit, introduce, show, acquaint, deliver, symbolize, present, confront, play, arrange, typify, be, exemplify, gift, stand for, salute, give, defend, represent, lay out, comprise, face, demonstrate, symbolise, interpret, correspond, award, submit, constitute, map, stage, pose
hand over formally
lay out, put forward, demo, exhibit, pass on, confront, show, acquaint, put in, give in, deliver, take, defer, state, subject, bow, gift, reconcile, accede, salute, give, represent, stage, render, present, resign, face, posit, demonstrate, portray, relegate, award, submit, pose, introduce
lay out, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, place, get, demo, exhibit, mystify, flummox, show, acquaint, sit, deliver, award, nonplus, confront, personate, impersonate, position, dumbfound, gift, puzzle, lay, salute, give, posture, amaze, beat, represent, stage, gravel, present, face, demonstrate, portray, bewilder, vex, submit, pose, set, model, put, introduce
give, especially as an honor or reward
give, gift, present(verb)
give as a present; make a gift of
commit, chip in, dedicate, cave in, collapse, empower, demo, impart, exhibit, endue, pass on, confront, move over, return, establish, acquaint, stage, deliver, show, reach, present, have, lay out, fall in, portray, make, pay, invest, throw, gift, kick in, feed, break, introduce, ease up, apply, salute, give, grant, open, founder, devote, hold, represent, pass, render, endow, indue, sacrifice, yield, turn over, demonstrate, leave, give way, consecrate, award, generate, contribute, pose, face, afford, submit, hand
deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
extradite, rescue, portray, hand over, demo, exhibit, introduce, show, return, acquaint, save, fork over, fork up, present, have, lay out, deport, give, surrender, redeem, gift, salute, give up, turn in, birth, represent, render, pitch, cede, deliver, confront, demonstrate, stage, fork out, face, award, drive home, pose, give birth, submit, bear
introduce, present, acquaint(verb)
cause to come to know personally
lay out, preface, demo, precede, exhibit, premise, show, acquaint, put in, deliver, present, confront, stick in, inclose, familiarize, gift, introduce, salute, give, usher in, innovate, represent, stage, infix, insert, face, demonstrate, bring out, portray, familiarise, enter, bring in, award, inaugurate, pose, enclose, submit
represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture
salute, stage, portray, demo, deliver, limn, represent, pose, show, lay out, acquaint, submit, demonstrate, gift, introduce, give, depict, confront, present, exhibit, face, award, impersonate
confront, face, present(verb)
present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.
recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position
toast, salute, demonstrate, pledge, portray, demo, deliver, represent, pose, give, lay out, introduce, face, wassail, submit, award, stage, confront, present, exhibit, acquaint, drink, gift, show
present(1)Relating to now, for the time being; current.
present(2)Located in the immediate vicinity.
present(2)Having an immediate effect (of a medicine, poison etc.); fast-acting.
present(2)To award a trophy, gift, etc, to.
present(2)To come to the attention of medical staff
English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald
A gift is in the popular, and also in the legal sense that which is voluntarily bestowed without expectation of return or compensation. Gift is now almost always used in the good sense, bribe always in the evil sense to signify payment for a dishonorable service under the semblance of a gift. In Scriptural language gift is often used for bribe. "The king by judgment establisheth the land; but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it." Prov. xxix, 4. A benefaction is a charitable gift, generally of large amount, and viewed as of enduring value, as an endowment for a college. A donation is something, perhaps of great, never of trivial value, given usually on some public ground, as to a cause or to a person representing a cause, but not necessarily of value beyond the immediate present; as, a donation to a pastor. A gratuity is usually something of moderate value and is always given as to an inferior, and as of favor, not of right; as, a gratuity to a waiter. Largess is archaic for a bountiful gratuity, usually to be distributed among many, as among the heralds at ancient tournaments. A present is a gift of friendship, or conciliation, and given as to an equal or a superior; no one's pride is hurt by accepting what is viewed as strictly a present. A boon is a gift that has been desired or craved or perhaps asked, or something freely given that meets some great desire. A grant is commonly considerable in amount and given by public authority; as, a grant of public lands for a college.
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