An example of present is Barack Obama being the president in 2011.
An example of present is a piece of jewelry to celebrate an anniversary.
An example of present is announcing a newly married couple at their wedding reception.
Be it known by these presents.
The present leader; present trends.
The present subject; present company excepted.
Thirty guests were present at the ceremony.
Oxygen is present in the bloodstream.
The movie presents bankers as greedy and coldhearted.
Presented the medal to the winner.
Presented the winner with a medal.
The detective presented his badge.
The situation presented us with a chance to improve our knowledge.
Presented his face to the camera.
How Lyme disease presents in its later stages.
The patient presented with headache and heel pain.
The present writer.
Nitrogen is present in the air.
Know by these presents.
To present a plan, opportunity, etc.
The mayor presented him with the keys to the city.
This presents us with a difficult problem.
An ambassador [...] desires a present audience.
A present wit.
- To bring (someone) into the presence of (a person); to introduce formally. [from 14th c.].To present an envoy to the king.
- To nominate (a member of the clergy) for an ecclesiastical benefice; to offer to the bishop or ordinary as a candidate for institution. [from 14th c.].
- To offer (a problem, complaint) to a court or other authority for consideration. [from 14th c.].
- (now rare) To charge (a person) with a crime or accusation; to bring before court. [from 14th c.].
- To make clear to one's mind or intelligence; to put forward for consideration. [from 14th c.].
- To put on, stage (a play etc.). [from 16th c.].The theater is proud to present the Fearless Fliers.
- (military) To point (a firearm) at something, to hold (a weapon) in a position ready to fire. [from 16th c.].
- Well, one idea does present itself.
- (intransitive, medicine) To come to the attention of medical staff, especially with a specific symptom. [from 19th c.].The patient presented with insomnia.
- To act as presenter on (a radio, television programme etc.). [from 20th c.].Anne Robinson presents "The Weakest Link".
- She was presented with an honorary degree for her services to entertainment.
- I presented my compliments to Lady Featherstoneshaw.
- To hand over (a bill etc.) to be paid. [from 15th c.].
An example of present is a group of people that is already in a conference room for a meeting.