verb (used with object)
- to bring against, as a formal charge against a person.
- to bring formally to the notice of the proper authority, as an offense.
verb (used without object)
- (of a fetus) to be visible at the cervix during labor: In a normal delivery, the baby’s head presents first.
- (of a medical condition) to be evident from the presence of certain symptoms: Depression often presents with disturbed sleep or appetite.
- (of a patient) to have a certain symptom or medical condition, especially as reported during a medical examination: A 22-year-old man presents with shortness of breath.
noun pres·ent [prez-uhnt] /ˈprɛz ənt/
Words nearby present
Origin of present2
OTHER WORDS FROM presentself-pre·sent·ed, adjectiveun·pre·sent·ed, adjective
synonym study for present
Examples from the Web for presented
Hip-hop and faith have a long and sometimes conflicted history; but it was often presented in nuanced or subdued ways.Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet|Stereo Williams|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the honor guard approached with slow, measured steps and presented the flag to a uniformed captain.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Tuesday, it was announced that the militants had presented a new offer to the government.
And the information that the FBI has presented so far strikes many experts as hardly a slam dunk against Pyongyang.
Casper, Melchior, and Balthazar “presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.”
The Rumanians presented a stiff ultimatum to the new Hungarian Cabinet.The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference|Emile Joseph Dillon
He first presented Simon to the young woman and then presented her to him.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
M. Charvet more than once presented us with one of those pretty round loaves, which he kneaded and baked himself.Six Women and the Invasion|Gabrielle Yerta
Ann Hutchinson had gone to the village school and been presented with prizes for needlework and good behavior.T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Shylock was presented the next season for the sake of adventitious popularity that would thus accrue to the piece.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for presented (1 of 2)
- the present tense
- a verb in this tense
Word Origin for present
British Dictionary definitions for presented (2 of 2)
verb (prɪˈzɛnt) (mainly tr)
Word Origin for present
Medical definitions for presented
Idioms and Phrases with presented
see all present and accounted for; at present; for the moment (present); no time like the present.