118. The Present Time.

118. The Present Time.NOUN. the present, the present time, the present day, the present moment, the present juncture, the present occasion; the times, the existing time, the time being; today, these days, nowadays, our times, modern times, the twentieth century; nonce, crisis, epoch, day, hour. age, time of life.

ADJ. present, actual, instant, current, existing, extant, that is; present-day, up-to-date, up-to-the-moment.

ADV. at this time, at this moment &c. 113; at the present time &c. n.; now, at present; at hand.

at this time of day, today, nowadays; already; even now, but now, just now; on the present occasion; for the time being, for the nonce; pro hâc vice [Lat.].; on the nail, on the spot; on the spur of the moment, until now; to this day, to the present day.

PHR. “Learn that the present hour alone is man’s.” {Samuel Johnson—Irene. Act III. Sc. 2.}.


Roget’s Thesaurus 1911. Compiled, edited and supplemented by Nicholas Shea. Dev version 1.7.9b Compiled on: 19 January 2022 at 05:16:38
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