Felt a presence during the séance.
Our diplomatic presence in that nation's capital.
An example of presence is what is requested when you get an invitation to a wedding.
An example of presence is what is felt when there is a ghost in the house.
A student's presence in class; the presence of toxins in the blood.
In the king's presence.
She was a presence in our lives.
Admitted to his presence.
Other Word Forms
Origin of presence
- Through Old French presence, from Latin praesentia (“a being present"), from praesentem.