Synonyms of 'present'
To depict someone or something means to describe them or give an impression of them in writing.
Children's books often depict animals as gentle creatures.
If a person describes someone or something as a particular thing, he or she believes that they are that thing and says so.
Even his allies describe him as forceful, aggressive and determined.
If you display something that you want people to see, you put it in a particular place, so that people can see it easily.
The cabinets display seventeenth-century porcelain.
If you donate something to a charity or other organization, you give it to them.
He frequently donates large sums to charity.
A donation is something which someone gives to a charity or other organization.
Employees make regular donations to charity.
An endowment is a gift of money that is made to an institution or community in order to provide it with an annual income.
The company gave the Oxford Union a generous £1m endowment.
When a painting, sculpture, or object of interest is exhibited, it is put in a public place such as a museum or art gallery so that people can come to look at it. You can also say that animals are exhibited in a zoo.
Her work was exhibited in the best galleries in Europe.
You can describe something as existent when it exists.
human rights in former and still existent communist states
Existing is used to describe something which is now present, available, or in operation, especially when you are contrasting it with something which is planned for the future.
the need to improve existing products
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Thesaurus for present from the Collins English Thesaurus
You use present to describe things and people that exist now, rather than those that existed in the past or those that may exist in the future.