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present2

pre·sent2

present2

 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: prih zent
inflections: presented, presenting, presents
definition 1: to give or provide with a gift or award.
The judges presented a blue ribbon to the winner.
synonyms:
give
similar words:
accord, award, bestow, confer, contribute, donate, endow, furnish, grant, provide
definition 2: to show.
The theater presented a play by Shaw.He presented his driver's license to the police officer.
synonyms:
display, exhibit, show
similar words:
demonstrate, hand over, produce
definition 3: to introduce in a formal way.
May I present Mr. Bascomb?
synonyms:
introduce
definition 4: to show up at a place.
You must present yourself at the office on Tuesday for an interview.
similar words:
show
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: pre znt
definition: something given as a gift.
She received presents on her birthday.
 
synonyms:
gift
similar words:
donation, favor, grant, offering, tip
derivation: presenter (n.)
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