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now

now

 
pronunciation:
naU
parts of speech:
adverb, conjunction, noun, adjective
phrases:
now and then, now and again
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: at this moment; at present; currently.
antonyms:
then
similar words:
presently
definition 2: directly; immediately.
Come here now.
similar words:
forthwith
definition 3: at the point in time being referred to; by this time; then.
Now we were heading west.
definition 4: in the recent or immediate past or future (usu. prec. by just or only).
She called home just now.We are leaving just now.
definition 5: in these present times; at the present time; nowadays.
Now the train doesn't stop here anymore.
similar words:
today
definition 6: due to existing circumstances; as matters stand.
Now they won't want to finish the project.
definition 7: used to introduce or strengthen a statement.
Now, let me tell you about this friend of mine.
 
part of speech: conjunction
definition: because of the fact; since.
Now that she's gone, we can talk loudly.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the present moment or time.
It was easy until now.
similar words:
today
phrase: now and then
phrase: now and again
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: (slang) currently fashionable.
the now trends