- het nu; heden
- 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"
- formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.
- temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration
"the present leader"
"articles for present use"
- being or existing in a specified place
"the murderer is present in this room"
"present at the wedding"