How Do You Spell PRESENT?

Correct spelling for the English word "present" is [p_ɹ_ˈɛ_z_ə_n_t], [pɹˈɛzənt], [pɹˈɛzənt]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of PRESENT

  1. Being in the place in question(chiefly pred.), as no one else was p.; being dealt with, discussed, &c., as no excuse in the p. case, the p. volume(the book you are reading or I am reviewing), the p. writer(I) could not verify this; p. to(felt, remembered, by) the mind, the imagination; (archaic) ready at hand, ready with assistance, as a very p. help in trouble; existing, occurring, being such, now, as the p. Duke of York, in the p. fashion; the p. worth of(sum that with compound interest dating from now will amount to) £100 in 12 years; (Gram.) p. tense(denoting action &c. now going on). [old French]

Common Misspellings for PRESENT

Below is the list of 839 misspellings for the word "present".

Usage Examples for PRESENT

  1. Is it your pleasure that Mr. Scrafton should be present? - "Athelstane Ford" by Allen Upward
  2. Not at present, that is to say. - "The Lovels of Arden" by M. E. Braddon
  3. I like you very much; won't that do for the present? - "The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The " by Grant Allen
  4. In the present case she could only ask, " Well?" - "Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells" by William Dean Howells
  5. For the present we will not speak of it. - "Coningsby" by Benjamin Disraeli