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  Words related to now

Related / Similar Words: nowadays, today, immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, right away, at once, forthwith, in real time, like a shot, at present

 

Definition:
  • the momentary present; "Now is a good time to do it"; "it worked up to right now";
  • 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";
  • without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!";
  • used to preface a command or reproof or request; "now hear this!"; "now pay attention";
  • at the present moment; "goods now on sale"; "the now-aging dictator"; "they are now abroad"; "he is busy at present writing a new novel"; "it could happen any time now";
  • in the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events; "President Kennedy now calls in the National Guard"; "Washington now decides to cross the Delaware"; "the ship is now listing to port";
  • in the immediate past; "told me just now";
  • (prefatory or transitional) indicates a change of subject or activity; "Now the next problem is...";

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    Pertainyms: immediate

     

    Anagrams: won, own

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: tani   Armenian: հիմա  
    Basque: orain   Bosnian: sad  
    Breton: bremañ   Catalan: ara  
    Chinese: 現在   Croatian: sad  
    Danish: nu   Dutch: nu  
    Esperanto: nun   Finnish: nyt  
    French: maintenant   German: jetzt  
    Greek: τώρα   Hindi: अब  
    Hungarian: most   Icelandic:  
    Indonesian: saat ini   Interlingua: nunc  
    Italian: adesso   Japanese: 現在  
    Korean: 지금   Latin: nunc  
    Norwegian:   Polish: obecnie  
    Portuguese: agora   Romanian: acum  
    Russian: сейчас   Slovene: zdaj  
    Spanish: ahora   Swedish: nu  
    Vietnamese: bây giờ  
     
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