|1.||[ adverb ] in these times|
"it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford "we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets" "today almost every home has television"
|2.||[ noun ] the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech|
"that is enough for the present" "he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow"
|Related terms:||time today date times now tonight here_and_now time_being|