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Engelsk tillægsord: present

1. present temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe present leader.
Articles for present use.
The present topic.
The present system.
Present observations.

Termer med lignende betydningexisting, immediate, inst, instant, latter-day


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)future, past

2. present being or existing in a specified place

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe murderer is present in this room.
Present at the wedding.
Present at the creation.

Termer med lignende betydningattendant, ever-present, existing, here, naturally occurring, omnipresent, ubiquitous


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)absent

Engelsk navneord: present

1. present (om tid) the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat is enough for the present.
He lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nowadays

Mindre specifikke termertime

Mere specifikke termerdate, here and now, moment, nonce, now, present moment, time being, today, tonight

2. present (om forhold) something presented as a gift

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis tie was a present from his wife.

Mindre specifikke termergift

Mere specifikke termerbirthday gift, birthday present, Christmas gift, Christmas present, wedding gift, wedding present

3. present (om kommunikation) a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)present tense

Mindre specifikke termertense

Mere specifikke termerhistorical present

Engelsk udsagnsord: present

1. present (om opfattelse) give an exhibition of to an interested audience

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe shows her dogs frequently.
We will demo the new software in Washington.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)demo, demonstrate, exhibit, show

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody with something

Mindre specifikke termershow

Mere specifikke termerbring home

2. present (om kommunikation) bring forward and present to the mind

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe presented the arguments to him.
We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lay out, represent

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Mindre specifikke termersay, state, tell

Mere specifikke termerargue, argue, indicate, reason, spin

3. present (om tilvejebringelse) perform (a play), especially on a stage

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe are going to stage `Othello'.

Eksempler på anvendelseDid he present his major works over a short period of time?

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)represent, stage

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerre-create

Mere specifikke termerlocalise, localize, place, set

Overordnet emneområdeperforming arts

4. present (om forhold) hand over formally

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)submit

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody with something

Mindre specifikke termergive

Mere specifikke termerbring in

5. present (om tilstand) introduce

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis poses an interesting question.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pose

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbe, comprise, constitute, make up, represent

6. present (om forhold) give, especially as an honor or reward

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBestow honors and prizes at graduation.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)award

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Mindre specifikke termerallocate, apportion

Mere specifikke termerbestow, certificate, confer

7. present (om forhold) give as a present; make a gift of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat will you give her for her birthday?.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gift, give

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Mere specifikke termerbequeath, bung, cede, deed over, deliver, distribute, donate, dower, endow, fee, give away, give out, give up, grant, hand out, leave, pass out, raffle, raffle off, render, submit, surrender, tender, tip, treat, will

8. present (om kommunikation) deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deliver

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termermouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

Mere specifikke termerspeechify

9. present (om kommunikation) cause to come to know personally

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPermit me to acquaint you with my son.
Introduce the new neighbors to the community.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)acquaint, introduce

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termerinform

Mere specifikke termerbring out, introduce, present, re-introduce, reintroduce

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningacquaint, familiarise, familiarize

10. present (om tilvejebringelse) represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)portray

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerinterpret, represent

Mere specifikke termercommend

Overordnet emneområdeart, artistic creation, artistic production

11. present (om kommunikation) present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe confronted him with the evidence.
He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions.
An enormous dilemma faces us.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)confront, face

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody with something

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningconfront, face, face up

12. present (om kommunikation) formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeracquaint, introduce, present

13. present (om kommunikation) recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhen the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)salute

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termergreet, recognise, recognize

Kan forårsagegesticulate, gesture, motion

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