present


present
pre·sent 1 /pri-'zent/ vt
1: to lay before a court as an object of consideration
present a complaint
present ed a defense of insanity
2: to make a presentment of (an instrument)
pre·sen·ta·tion /ˌprē-ˌzen-'tā-shən, ˌpre-, -zən-/ n
pre·sent·er n
pres·ent 2 /'pre-zənt/ adj
1: now existing
a present undivided interest in the property
a present ability to pay
2: constituting the one actually involved or being considered
the present case
3: being in attendance: being in one place and not elsewhere
no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two thirds of the members presentU.S. Constitution art. I

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

present
I (attendant) adjective accessible, accounted for, adjacent, at close quarters, at hand, available, close, close at hand, close by, convenient, handy, in attendance, in the company of, in the presence of, in the vicinity, in view, near at hand, nearby, nigh, on hand, on the spot, praesens, proximate, unremoved, vicinal, within reach II (current) adjective at hand, at this moment, at this time, attendant, available, contemporaneous, contemporary, current, existent, existing, extant, going on, here, immediate, in view, instant, latest, living, modern, near, near in time, nigh, on the spot, praesens, present-day, present-time, prevalent, ready, recent, topical, ubiquitary, ubiquitous, unremoved, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute associated concepts: clear and present danger, present ability, present consideration, present controversy, present enjoyment, present gift, present interest, present transfer III (introduce) verb demonstrate, disclose, display, exhibit, expose to view, give an introduction, introduces, make acquainted, make an introduction, make known, offer, offer evidence, open to view, propose, put forth, set forth, show, suggest, uncover, unveil associated concepts: present a case, present evidence IV (make a gift) verb accord, allot, award, bequeath, bestow, confer, contribute, convey, deed, deliver, dispense, dole out, donare, donate, endow, extend, furnish, give, give as a gift, give over, grant, hand, hand over, impart, let have, make over, mete out, munerari, offer, place at one's disposal, proffer, provide, remit, render, supply, tender, vouchsafe V (prefer charges) verb accuse, blame, charge, cite, criminate, fix the responsibility, implicate, impute, incriminate, lodge a complaint, prefer charges associated concepts: present an indictment VI index actual, adduce, allege, bear (adduce), benefit (conferment), bestow, confer (give), contribute (supply), contribution (donation), convey (transfer), current, de facto, dedicate, disclose, display, dole, donation, endow, endowment, endue, exhibit, expose, exposit, express, extant, extend (offer), fund, furnish, gift (present), give (grant), grant, grant (transfer formally), hold out (deliberate on an offer), impart, initiate, instruct (teach), introduce, largess (gift), leave (give), manifest, mete, offer (tender), pass (determine), pay, perquisite, phrase, plead (allege in a legal action), portray, pose (propound), post, produce (offer to view), proffer, pronounce (speak), propose, propound, provide (supply), recite, remark, remit (submit for consideration), render (deliver), replenish, serve (deliver a legal instrument), submit (give), supply, tender, unveil

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


present
To submit for consideration or action. Immediate, not in the future.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


present
To submit for consideration or action. Immediate, not in the future.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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