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Definition for: present

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English

Etymology 1

From Middle English < Old French < Latin praesent-, praesens present participle of praeesse "to be present" < Latin prae- "pre-" + esse "to be".

Pronunciation

  • prĕ'zənt, /ˈprɛzənt/, / "prEz@nt /
  • Hyphenation: pres·ent

Adjective

present ( no comparative or superlative )

  1. Relating to now, for the time being; current.
    The present manager has been here longer than the last one.
  2. Located in the immediate vicinity.
    Is there a doctor present ?

Derived terms

Related terms
  • presence

Translations

relating to now

  • Dutch: tegenwoordig, tegenwoordige, huidig, huidige
  • Finnish: nykyinen, tämänhetkinen
  • German: gegenwärtig, jetzig
  • Russain: нынешний (nýn'ešnij), настоящий (nastojáščij)
  • Slovene: sedanji m . , sedanja f . , sedanje n .
  • Spanish: presente, actual
  • Swedish: nuvarande

located in the immediate vicinity

  • Dutch: aanwezig, aanwezige
  • Finnish: läheinen, lähellä ( adverb )
  • French: présent m . , présente f .
  • German: anwesend
  • Russian: присутствующий (prisútstvujuščij)
  • Slovene: prisoten m . , prisotna f . , prisotno n .
  • Spanish: presente
  • Swedish: närvarande

Noun

present ( uncountable ) ( plural presents )

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

Related terms

Translations

current moment or period

  • Dutch: heden n . ,
  • Finnish: nykyhetki, nykyisyys
  • French: présent m .
  • German: Gegenwart f . , Jetzt n .
  • Italian: presente m .
  • Russian: настоящее /nastojáščeje/ n .
  • Slovene: sedanjost f .
  • Spanish: presente m .
  • Swedish: nu n .

present tense

See present tense
  • Japanese : 現在 (げんざい, genzai) (1), 贈り物 (おくりもの, okurimono)(2)

Etymology 2

From Middle English presenten < Old French presenter < Latin presentare "to show" < Latin praesent-, praesens present participle of praeesse "to be in front of".

Noun

present ( plural presents )

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

Translations

gift

  • Dutch: geschenk n . , cadeau n . , presentje n .
  • Esperanto: donaco
  • Finnish: lahja
  • French: cadeau m .
  • German: Geschenk n . , rarely: Präsent n .
  • Italian: regalo m .
  • Russian: подарок (podárok) m . , презент (pr'ezént) m .
  • Slovene: darilo n .
  • Spanish: regalo m .
  • Swedish: present c . , gåva c . , skänk c .

Pronunciation

  • prĭzĕnt', /prɪˈzɛnt/, / prI"zEnt /

Transitive verb

to present ( third-person singular simple present presents , present participle presenting , simple past presented , past participle presented )

  1. To reveal, to show.
    The theater is proud to present the Fearless Fliers.
  2. ( law ) to offer to a court or legislature for consideration
  3. To award a trophy, gift, etc, to.

Derived terms

Translations

to reveal

  • Dutch: voorstellen, presenteren
  • Esperanto: prezenti
  • Finnish: esittää, näyttää
  • French: présenter
  • German: präsentieren
  • Italian: presentare
  • Russian: представлять/представить (pr'edstávit'/pr'edstavl'át')
  • Slovene: predstaviti, predstavljati
  • Spanish: presentar
  • Swedish: föreställa, introducera, presentera

law: to offer to a court or legislature for consideration

  • Russian: подавать/подать (podavát'/podát')
  • Swedish: anmäla, ange, föreställa, inge, introducera, åtala

to award (something) to

  • Dutch: toewijzen
  • Finnish: myöntää
  • Russian: дарить/подарить (darít'/podarít') a gift , вручать/вручить (vručát'/vručít') a prize or award , презентовать (pr'ez'entovát')
  • Slovene: podeliti
  • Spanish: presentar
  • Swedish: presentera, överlämna

Other Translations for "present"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codepresent
Hexf0 72 65 f3 65 ee 74
Pig Latinesentpray

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