The Word is:”now”



adverb: now

1. at the present time or moment.
“where are you living now?”
synonyms: at the moment, at present, just now, right now, at the present time, at the present moment, at this time, at this moment in time, currently, here and now; presently;
informal at the minute
“I’m afraid I’m extremely busy now, but I could see you in the morning”

  • nowadays, today, these days, in this day and age;
    in the present climate, things being what they are, in the present circumstances;
    rare contemporarily
    “television is now the main source of political information for most people”
  • at the time directly following the present moment; immediately.
    “if we leave now we can be home by ten”
    synonyms: at once, straight away, right away, right now, this minute, this instant,

    immediately, instantly, directly, without further/more ado, promptly, without delay, as soon as possible; tout de suite;
    informal pronto, straight off, a.s.a.p., toot sweet;
    archaicstraightway, instanter
    “it would be best if you leave now”
  • under the present circumstances; as a result of something that has recently happened.
    “it is now clear that we should not pursue this policy”
  • on this further occasion, typically as the latest in a series of annoying situations or events.
    “what do you want now?”
  • used to emphasize a particular length of time.
    “they’ve been married four years now”
  • (in a narrative or account of past events) at the time spoken of or referred to.
    “she was nineteen now, and she was alone”
  • 2. used, especially in conversation, to draw attention to a particular statement or point in a narrative.
    “now, my first impulse was to run away”
    3. used in a request, instruction, or question, typically to give a slight emphasis to one’s words.
    “we can hardly send her back, now can we?”
    used when pausing or considering one’s next words.
    “let me see now, oh yes, I remember”
    4. used at the end of an ironic question echoing a previous statement.
    “‘Mum says you might let me have some of your stamps.’ ‘Does she now?’”


    conjunction: now

    1. as a consequence of the fact.
    “they spent a lot of time together now that he had retired”

    adjective informal
    adjective: now

    1. fashionable or up to date.
    “see more of what’s now during our autumn catwalk show”

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