Definition for presence

noun as in occupancy, attendance

noun as in appearance, demeanor

noun as in closeness, vicinity

noun as in ghost

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Example Sentences

Someone passing through the lobby wouldn’t notice its presence.

We think that the presence of a planet between these rings is needed to explain why the disc was torn apart.

This holds true for businesses because they can register their presence on YouTube to showcase their resources.

The mere presence of a young patrons committee, however, doesn’t mean millennials will come, and some nonprofits still find it challenging to engage with the audience.

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Critics of symmetry-based tests, though, say that the presence of packing and cracking does not prove that the governing party has intentionally gerrymandered the state’s districts.

The well, ghost or no ghost, is certainly a piece of history with a bold presence.

“There is a heavy security presence but nothing has changed,” agrees Father Javier.

He appeared to understand however belatedly that he was in the presence of another kind of greatness.

In general, their presence is meant to throw you off your game by design.

No one who lives in an American city requires a flashlight to detect the presence of immigrants or the challenges they face daily.

Recognition of the pneumococcus depends upon its morphology, the fact that it is Gram-staining, and the presence of a capsule.

His presence, also, always graced Walls End Castle at the regulation periods.

Most characteristic is the presence of Curschmann's spirals, Charcot-Leyden crystals, and eosinophilic leukocytes.

For two consecutive seasons he lived in the sunlight of Mademoiselle Duvigne's presence.

This, however, should not be accepted as proving the presence of bile without further tests.


On this page you'll find 141 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to presence, such as: existence, being, companionship, company, habitation, and latency.

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