the present day

Definition of the present day

  1. :  the period of time that exists now :  the present time The English language of the present day is different from the English of the past. We sell books dating from 1875 to the present day.

Word by Word Definitions

presentplay
  1. :  something presented :  gift

  1. :  to bring or introduce into the presence of someone especially of superior rank or status

    :  to introduce socially

    :  to bring (as a play) before the public

  1. :  now existing or in progress

    :  being in view or at hand

    :  existing in something mentioned or under consideration

  1. :  present occasion or affair

    :  the present words or statements

    :  the legal instrument or other writing in which these words are used

  1. :  the time of light between one night and the next

    :  daylight

    :  daytime


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