US: /ˈpɹɛzənt/, /pɝˈzɛnt/, /pɹiˈzɛnt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

present /'preznt - pri'zent/
  • pri'zent/
  • tính từ
    • có mặt, hiện diện
      • to be present at...: có mặt ở...
      • to be present to the mind: hiện ra trong trí
    • hiện nay, hiện tại, hiện thời, nay, này
      • present boundaries: đường ranh giới hiện tại
      • the present volume: cuốn sách này
    • (ngôn ngữ học) hiện tại
      • present tense: thời hiện tại
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) sẵn sàng, sẵn sàng giúp đỡ
      • a very present help in trouble: sự giúp đỡ hết sức sẵn sàng trong lúc bối rối khó khăn
  • danh từ
    • hiện tại, hiện thời, hiện giờ, hiện nay, lúc này, bây giờ
      • at present: hiện tại, bây giờ, lúc này
      • for the present: trong lúc này, hiện giờ
    • (pháp lý);(đùa cợt) tài liệu này, tư liệu này
      • by these presents: do những tài liệu này
    • (ngôn ngữ học) thời hiện tại
    • danh từ
      • qua biếu, đồ tặng, tặng phẩm
        • to make somebody a present of something: biếu ai cái gì, tặng ai cái gì
    • danh từ
      • tư thế giơ súng ngắm
      • tư thế bồng súng chào[pri'zent]
      • ngoại động từ
        • đưa ra, bày ra, lộ ra, giơ ra, phô ra
          • the case presents some difficulty: trường hợp này lộ ra một số khó khăn
        • đưa, trình, nộp, dâng
          • to present the credentials: trình quốc thư
          • to present a petition: đưa một bản kiến nghị
          • to present a cheque for payment: nộp séc để lĩnh tiền
        • bày tỏ, trình bày, biểu thị
          • to present the question very cleary: trình bày vấn đề một cách rất rõ ràng
        • trình diễn (một vở kịch); cho (diễn viên) ra mắt
          • to present oneself: trình diện; dự thi; nảy sinh, xuất hiện, bộc lộ ra
          • to present oneself before the jury: trình diện trước ban giám khảo
          • the idea presents itself to my mind: ý nghĩ nảy ra trong trí óc tôi
        • giới thiệu (ai với ai); đưa (ai) vào yết kiến, đưa (ai) vào bệ kiến (vua...)
          • to be presented at court: được đưa vào chầu, được đưa vào yết kiến vua
        • (tôn giáo) tiến cử (thầy tu với giám mục để cai quản xứ đạo)
        • biếu tặng (ai cái gì)
        • (quân sự) giơ (súng) ngắm
        • (quân sự) bồng (súng) chào
          • to present arms: bồng súng chào

      Advanced English dictionary

      adjective, noun, verb
      + adjective
      1 [only before noun] existing or happening now
      Synonym: CURRENT
      in the present situation / case + the present owner of the house + a list of all club members, past and present + We do not have any more information at the present time. + (written) A few brief comments are sufficient for present purposes. + You can't use it in its present condition. - ACTUAL
      2 [not before noun] ~ (at sth) (of a person) being in a particular place: Most fathers wish to be present at the birth of their child. + There were 200 people present at the meeting. + The mistake was obvious to all those present. + I wasn't present when the doctor examined him.
      Antonym: ABSENT - HELP
      3 [not before noun] ~ (in sth) (of a thing or a substance) existing in a particular place or thing: Levels of pollution present in the atmosphere are increasing. + Analysis showed that traces of arsenic were present in the body.
      Antonym: ABSENT

      all present and correct (BrE) (AmE all present and accounted for) (spoken) used to say that all the things or people who should be there are now there
      present company excepted (spoken) used after being rude or critical about sb to say that the people you are talking to are not included in the criticism: The people in this office are so narrow-minded, present company excepted, of course.
      + noun
      1 a thing that you give to sb as a gift: Christmas / wedding presents + What can I get him for a birthday present?
      2 (usually the present) [sing.] the time now: You've got to forget the past and start living in the present. + I'm sorry he's out at present (= now).
      3 (the present) [sing.] (grammar) = THE PRESENT TENSE
      Idioms see MOMENT, TIME n.
      + verb [VN]
      1 ~ sb with sth
      ~ sth (to sb) to give sth to sb, especially formally at a ceremony: The local MP will start the race and present the prizes. + On his retirement, colleagues presented him with a set of golf clubs. + The sword was presented by the family to the museum.
      sth to be considered
      2 ~ sth (for sth)
      ~ sth (to sb) to show or offer sth for other people to look at or consider: The committee will present its final report to Parliament in June. + Eight options were presented for consideration. + Are you presenting a paper at the conference? + He presents a convincing case. + The banks will begin to present their arguments today.
      sth in particular way
      3 ~ sth
      ~ sth/sb / yourself as sth to show or describe sth/sb from a particular point of view or in a particular way: The company has decided it must present a more modern image. + It is essential that we present a united front (= show that we all agree). + You need to present yourself better. + He likes to present himself as a radical politician. + The press presents this as a kind of victory. + The article presents these proposals as misguided.
      sb with problem
      4 ~ sb with sth
      ~ sth to cause sth to happen or be experienced: Your request shouldn't present us with any problems. + Use of these chemicals may present a fire risk. + Irradiation presents environmental dangers.
      5 ~ itself (to sb) (of an opportunity, a solution, etc.) to suddenly happen or become available: One major problem did present itself, though. + As soon as the opportunity presented itself, she would get another job. + Thankfully, a solution presented itself to him surprisingly soon.
      radio / tv programme
      6 to appear in a radio or television programme and introduce the different items in it: She used to present a gardening programme on TV.
      play / broadcast
      7 to produce a show, play, broadcast, etc. for the public: Compass Theatre Company presents a new production of 'King Lear'. + The string orchestra of the Music School of Lemgo will present a concert in the Guildhall.
      introduce sb
      8 ~ sb (to sb) (formal) to introduce sb formally, especially to sb of higher rank or status: May I present my fiance to you?
      9 ~ yourself at, for, in, etc. (formal) to officially appear somewhere: You will be asked to present yourself for interview. + She was ordered to present herself in court on 20 May.
      express sth
      10 ~ sth (to sb) (formal) to offer or express sth in speech or writing: Please allow me to present my apologies.
      cheque / bill
      11 to give sb a cheque or bill that they should pay: A cheque presented by Mr Jackson was returned by the bank. + The builders presented a bill for several hundred pounds.
      Idioms: present arms (of soldiers) to hold a RIFLE upright in front of the body as a mark of respect

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 current, contemporary, present-day, existing, existent, up to date, Colloq now:
      Do you understand the present generation?
      2 nearby, nearest, immediate, closest, adjacent, proximate, propinquitous; close, remaining; accounted for:
      Everybody has been awful to me - present company excepted. All those present heard what she said to me.
      3 at present. (right or just) now, for the time being, for the present, today, these days, Non-Standard presently, Colloq at this point in time:
      I am not ready to invest at present.
      4 the present. the time being, the moment, the hour, the nonce, this juncture, these days, our times; today, (right) now, nowadays; Colloq this point in time:
      She lives for the present, and never thinks of the consequences.
      1 gift:
      May I open my birthday presents now?
      2 donation, offering, bounty, grant, largesse, contribution, endowment:
      I'll make you a present of the painting if you like it.
      3 tip, gratuity, pourboire, baksheesh or backsheesh, bonus; alms, hand-out, dole, aid, allowance:
      She gave the maître d'hôtel a present for looking after us so well.
      4 introduce, acquaint with, make known:
      I'd like to present my wife, Cordelia, who has been looking forward to meeting you
      5 offer, give, stage, show, exhibit, put on (show), mount, produce:
      The local players will present a new production of Blithe Spirit tonight.
      6 give (out), award, confer (on), bestow (on), turn or hand over, grant, provide, furnish; dispense, distribute, dole out, pass out, deal out, mete out:
      They presented her with a prize for the best poem. Is it tonight that they present the awards?
      7 offer, bring (in or up), proffer, tender, introduce, produce, submit, set or put forth, put forward, adduce; register, file, record:
      The lawyer for the defence presented evidence of his client's alibi
      8 introduce, announce, Brit compère, Colloq emcee:
      And here, to present our show, is the inimitable Reginald Norton!

      Collocation dictionary


      anniversary, birthday, Christmas, wedding


      buy | get, receive | give sb, send sb | wrap (up) | open, unwrap


      ~ for
      a present for my daughter
      | ~ from, ~ to
      It's a present to us all from Granny.


      make sb a present of sth
      My nephew loves this bike so I'm going to make him a present of it.


      be | remain


      the ever present risk of pollution


      past and present
      a list of all club members, past and present


      clearly, well
      The arguments were well researched and clearly presented.
      | attractively, neatly | orally, visually
      The results can be presented visually in the form of a graph.


      aim to, attempt to, seek to, try to
      We have tried to present both sides of the debate.
      | be designed to
      Hotel brochures are designed to present the most attractive aspects of the hotel.


      He likes to present himself as a radical politician.
      | to
      He presented the information to his colleagues.

      Concise English dictionary

      +the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
      +something presented as a gift
      +a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking
      +show or demonstrate something to an interested audience
      +bring forward and present to the mind
      +perform (a play), especially on a stage
      +hand over formally
      +give, especially as an honor or reward
      +give as a present; make a gift of
      +deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
      +cause to come to know personally
      +represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally
      +present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
      +formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.
      +recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position
      +temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration
      +spatial sense; being or existing in a specified place