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noun as in existing time

verb as in give, hand over

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We’re pleased to be present in so many relationships this year, even more so than before.

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Republicans, by many accounts, aren’t even considering the arguments being presented in the trial.

We should request that staff conduct a feasibility study and to present the results of that study to this committee by the end of the year.

In five years of Insights puzzles, we’ve tried to present questions that lived up to the column’s name.

He was a tough guy, but also admired and respected by his players and most in the media, present company included.

In his view, a writer has only one duty: to be present in his books.

Angelina Jolie was able to seemingly glide into the Vatican on Thursday to present her new film ‘Unbroken.’

Disordered eating is also linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety, both in the present and in the future.

In the middle of all of that past suffering and present-day conflict, this Cosby bomb was dropped.

The account goes some way in showing just how present the Quds and other forces are in Iraq at this point in time.

But Mrs. Dodd, the present vicar's wife, retained the precious prerogative of choosing the book to be read at the monthly Dorcas.

The Rev. Alonzo Barnard, seventy-one years of age, accompanied by his daughter, was present.

Several pioneers familiar with the facts of the tragedy at the time of its occurrence were also present.

Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.

At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.


On this page you'll find 347 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to present, such as: current, begun, being, coeval, commenced, and contemporary.

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