Textual thesaurus for "present"

(noun) present tense

a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking

(noun) nowadays

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

(verb) lay out, represent

bring forward and present to the mind

We presented the arguments to him; We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason

(verb) salute

recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position

When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute

(verb) introduce, acquaint

cause to come to know personally

permit me to acquaint you with my son; introduce the new neighbors to the community

(verb) deliver

deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)

The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students

(verb) face, confront

present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize

We confronted him with the evidence; He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions; An enormous dilemma faces us

(verb) portray

represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture

The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting

(verb) stage, represent

perform (a play), especially on a stage

we are going to stage `Othello'

(verb) show, demo, demonstrate, exhibit

give an exhibition of to an interested audience

She shows her dogs frequently; We will demo the new software in Washington

(verb) gift, give

give as a present; make a gift of

What will you give her for her birthday?

(verb) award

give, especially as an honor or reward

bestow honors and prizes at graduation

(verb) submit

hand over formally

(verb) pose


This poses an interesting question