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Present - Tika. Nyiko. Sweswi

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

Definition of present
- Present adj
- Temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration; "the present leader"; "articles for present use"; "the present topic"; "the present system"; "present observations" [syn: {present(a)}] [ant: {future}, {past}]
- Spatial sense; being or existing in a specified place; "the murderer is present in this room"; "present at the wedding"; "present at the creation" [ant: {absent}] n
- 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" [syn: {nowadays}]
- Something presented as a gift; "his tie was a present from his wife"
- A verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking [syn: {present tense}] v
- Show or demonstrate something to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington" [syn: {show}, {demo}, {exhibit}, {demonstrate}]
- Bring forward and present to the mind; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason" [syn: {represent}, {lay out}]
- Perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'" [syn: {stage}, {represent}]
- Hand over formally [syn: {submit}]
- Introduce; "This poses an interesting question" [syn: {pose}]
- Give, especially as a reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation" [syn: {award}]
- Give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?" [syn: {give}, {gift}]
- Deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students" [syn: {deliver}]
- Cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community" [syn: {introduce}, {acquaint}]
- Represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting" [syn: {portray}]
- 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" [syn: {confront}, {face}]
- Formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.
- Recognize with a gesture prescribed by a miltary regulation; assume a prescribed position; "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute" [syn: {salute}]
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