"presents" in the noun sense
1. present, 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"
something presented as a gift
"his tie was a present from his wife"
3. present, present tense
a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking
"presents" in the verb sense
1. show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate
give an exhibition of to an interested audience
"She shows her dogs frequently"
"We will demo the new software in Washington"
2. present, represent, lay out
bring forward and present to the mind
"We presented the arguments to him"
"We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
3. stage, present, represent
perform (a play), especially on a stage
"we are going to stage `Othello'"
4. present, submit
hand over formally
5. present, pose
"This poses an interesting question"
6. award, present
give, especially as an honor or reward
"bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
7. give, gift, present
give as a present make a gift of
"What will you give her for her birthday?"
8. deliver, present
deliver (a speech, oration, or idea
"The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
9. introduce, present, acquaint
cause to come to know personally
"permit me to acquaint you with my son"
"introduce the new neighbors to the community"
10. portray, present
represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture
"The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"
11. confront, face, present
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"
formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.
13. salute, present
recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation assume a prescribed position
"When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute"
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