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Now - Sweswi

Now is an English word meaning "Sweswi" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of now
- Now n : the momentary present; "Now is a good time to do it"; "it worked up to right now" adv
- At the present moment; "goods now on sale"; "the now-aging dictator"; "they are now abroad"; "he is busy at present writing a new novel"; "it could happen any time now" [syn: {at present}]
- In these times; "it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford; "we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets"; "today almost every home has television" [syn: {nowadays}, {today}]
- In the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events; "President Kennedy now calls in the National Guard"; "Washington now decides to cross the Delaware"; "the ship is now listing to port"
- (prefatory or transitional) indicates a change of subject or activity; "Now the next problem is..."
- Used to preface a command or reproof or request; "now hear this!"; "now pay attention"
- Without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!" [syn: {immediately}, {instantly}, {straightaway}, {straight off}, {directly}, {right away}, {at once}, {forthwith}, {in real time}, {like a shot}]
- In the immediate past; "told me just now"
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