Usage of presently
- the fastest-rising welfare cost is Medicaid, presently paid by the states and cities
- —William Safire
Examples of presently in a Sentence
I cannot attend to the matter this instant, but I will presently.
we are presently waiting in line for our turn
Recent Examples of presently from the Web
Ironically, or not, Fede was part of former Dolphins General Manager Dennis Hickey’s first draft class, and Hickey is one of many former Dolphins executives and scouts who presently work for the Bills.
King also held that even those presently involved in the underground economy or in gangs could become vital partners.
Information, including misinformation, is presently being circulated through social media regarding recent student and staff actions at Grace Jordan Elementary School.
Teams of researchers in both the U.S. and Canada are presently in the years-long process of doing a grand reset of Great Lakes levels to account for the changes — the third such reset since 1955, required every 25 to 35 years.
As Madison pointed out, diversity, as far as Hollywood is presently concerned, is in vogue at the moment.
Tannehill presently has a 37-40 record as an NFL starter, and has never played in a postseason game.
At least presently, there's no lock for the No. 1 position.
Ellis said a test flight is presently planned for late 2020, with commercial launches beginning in 2021.
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PRESENTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of presently for English Language Learners
: during the time that is happening now : at the present time
: after a short time
PRESENTLY Defined for Kids
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