Definition for now

adverb as in at the present

adverb as in in the immediate future

adverb as in immediately

Weak match

at once

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Example Sentences

I had to stretch to work some of those clues in, like the Erie reference in the NOW clue and the Pinkie Pie reference in the SIS clue, but I did my best to make most of those clues sound natural.

Submission is set in a France seven years from now that is dominated by a Muslim president intent on imposing Islamic law.

His discourse is now more detailed: submission, which is the meaning of islam in Arabic, gives him a kind of enjoyment.

He looks like a man who should have had kids, but now never will.

And now, similarly, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee: "Bend over and take it like a prisoner!"

I wonder what that lady is doing now, and if she knows what she set in motion with Archer?

This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.

Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.

Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.

Not a word now,” cried Longcluse harshly, extending his hand quickly towards him; “I may do that which can't be undone.

Every word that now fell from the agitated Empress was balm to the affrighted nerves of her daughter.


On this page you'll find 140 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to now, such as: today, directly, forthwith, immediately, instantly, and nowadays.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.