Translations for presentˈprɛz ənt

1

present(adjective)

being here, or at the place, occasion etc mentioned

My father was present on that occasion; Who else was present at the wedding?; Now that the whole class is present, we can begin the lesson.

2

present(verb)

to give, especially formally or ceremonially

The child presented a bunch of flowers to the Queen; He was presented with a gold watch when he retired.

3

present(adjective)

existing now

the present moment; the present prime minister.

4

present(verb)

to introduce

May I present my wife (to you)?

5

present(adjective)

(of the tense of a verb) indicating action now

In the sentence `She wants a chocolate', the verb is in the present tense.

6

present(noun)

a gift

a wedding present; birthday presents.

7

present(verb)

to arrange the production of (a play, film etc)

The Elizabethan Theatre Company presents `Hamlet', by William Shakespeare.

8

present(verb)

to offer (ideas etc) for consideration, or (a problem etc) for solving

She presents (=expresses) her ideas very clearly; The situation presents a problem.

9

present(verb)

to bring (oneself); to appear

He presented himself at the dinner table half an hour late.

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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