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Present

To submit for consideration or action. Immediate, not in the future.

Present ability refers to a person's immediate capacity to do an act. A present conveyance is made with the intention that it take effect at once.

In Commercial Paper law, to present a check means to submit it to the drawee for acceptance or payment.

present

(Attendant), adjective accessible, accounted for, adjacent, at close quarters, at hand, available, close, close at hand, close by, convenient, handy, in attendance, in the company of, in the presence of, in the vicinity, in view, near at hand, nearby, nigh, on hand, on the spot, praesens, proximate, unremoved, vicinal, within reach

present

(Current), adjective at hand, at this moment, at this time, attendant, available, contemporaneous, current, existent, existing, extant, going on, here, immediate, in view, instant, latest, living, modern, near, near in time, nigh, on the spot, praesens, present-day, present-time, prevalent, ready, recent, topical, ubiquitary, ubiquitous, unremoved, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute
Associated concepts: clear and present danger, present ability, present consideration, present controversy, present enjoyment, present gift, present interest, present transfer

present

(Introduce), verb demonstrate, disclose, exhibit, expose to view, give an introduction, make acquainted, make an introduction, make known, offer, offer evidence, open to view, propose, put forth, set forth, show, suggest, uncover, unveil
Associated concepts: present a case, present evidence

present

(Make a gift), verb accord, allot, award, bestow, confer, contribute, convey, deed, deliver, dispense, dole out, donare, donate, endow, extend, give, give as a gift, give over, grant, hand, hand over, impart, let have, make over, mete out, munerari, offer, place at one's disposal, proffer, provide, remit, render, supply, tender, vouchsafe

present

(Prefer charges), verb accuse, blame, charge, cite, criminate, fix the responsibility, implicate, impute, lodge a complaint, prefer charges
Associated concepts: present an indictment
See also: actual, adduce, allege, bear, benefit, bestow, confer, contribute, contribution, convey, current, de facto, dedicate, deliver, determine, disclose, display, dole, donation, endow, endowment, endue, exhibit, expose, exposit, express, extant, extend, fund, furnish, gift, give, grant, hold out, impart, initiate, instruct, introduce, largess, leave, manifest, mete, offer, pass, pay, perquisite, phrase, plead, portray, pose, post, produce, pronounce, propose, propound, provide, recite, remark, remit, render, replenish, serve, speak, submit, supply, teach, tender, transfer, unveil

PRESENT. A gift, or wore properly the thing given. It is provided by the constitution of the United States, art. 1, s. 9, n, 7, that "no person holding any office of profit or trust under them, [the United States] shall, without the consent of congress, accept of any present, emolument, or office, or title of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state."

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Next, undertaking the challenge posed by someone with which the nominee had an existing relationship acknowledged the history and the presentness of the relationship and suggested that it would continue in the future, demonstrating 'temporal flow'.
It was momentness--a radical presentness in which the past and the future cease to hold sway.
Its politics finds its place neither in the romanticism of the past nor in the yearning for a utopian future but, rather, in a profound presentness, in the realization that within the present lies the possibility/potentiality of change and transformation.
Because Shakespeare and the Queen's Men share this historical consciousness, Walsh is able to return in a new way to a hoary critical question about Shakespeare's relationship with the company, a question that informs his archive: "following in the wake of the Queen's Men," he argues, Shakespeare "understands that longing for the past is necessarily mediated by the presentness of performance" (132).
The attempt to relinquish the pathos of pastness and print the palimpsestic presentness has imbued Raman's images with a series of thematic and aesthetic counterpoints.
La facingness es un aspecto importante del concepto de presentness del medio pictorico que Fried maneja, sobre el cual volveremos.
While the oral dialogue is based on a written text (the script), it is also characterised by the spontaneity, incompleteness and presentness of the spoken.
On the other hand, as well as being place-less, television is in effect timeless, operating in a perpetual present: television news is always broadcast 'live', which creates the presentness effect of the news (Moores 1995, Hoskins 2001b:341, 342).
Strong deictic markers--"there," "now"--insist on the presentness of the moment even as the details of the landscape are partially withdrawn--"the light now, not of the sun" (XVII/76), and so on.
Only where the past and future emerge forth from him is a presentness produced, the ineloquent welcome of erotic mourning.
Some of my more subjective sport experiences are couched in the concepts of mutuality, directness, presentness, intensity, and ineffability and are described in the now historical interpretations of Martin Buber's 1923 writing of I and Thou.
In Georgian, adding a preverb to verbs of movement does not trigger Perfectivity: such compound forms do not show any incapability of presentness.