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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 prize.
The judges presented a blue ribbon to the winner.
synonyms:
give
similar words:
award, contribute, furnish, provide
definition 2: to show.
The theater presented a play by Shakespeare.
synonyms:
display, exhibit
similar words:
demonstrate, hand over, produce
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: pre znt
definition: something given as a gift.
She received presents on her birthday.
 
synonyms:
gift
similar words:
favor, tip
derivation: presenter (n.)
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