Definitions of presence

  1. the state of being present; current existence; "he tested for the presence of radon" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of being present Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the impression that something is present; "he felt the presence of an evil force" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an invisible spiritual being felt to be nearby Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The place in which one is present; the part of space within one's ken, call, influence, etc.; neighborhood without the intervention of anything that forbids intercourse. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Specifically, neighborhood to the person of one of superior of exalted rank; also, presence chamber. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. An assembly, especially of person of rank or nobility; noble company. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Port, mien; air; personal appearence. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. The state of being in a certain place; nearness; immediate neighborhood; as, in the presence of danger; one's appearance or bearing as, a girl of pleasing presence; all the qualities that make a person what he is. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. State of being present (opp. of ABSENCE): situation within sight, etc.: approach face to face: the person of a superior: the persons assembled before a great person: mien: personal appearance: calmness, readiness, as of mind. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. State of being present; nearness; personal appearance; readiness, as of mind. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. The state of being present; personal appearance; bearing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. The existence of a person or thing in a certain place near or in company; approach face to face; state of being in view; sight; persons present before a great person; the person of a superior; the apartment in which a prince shows himself to his court; mien; personal appearance; demeanour. Real presence, the real existence of the body and blood of Christ in the Eucharist. Presence of mind, a calm, collected state of mind. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. The state of being present; approach face to face; the opposite to absence; the situation within sight or call; neighbourhood, without the intervention of anything that forbids intercourse; state of being in the view of a superior; air; mien; demeanour. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for presence

  1. All this was said in the boy's presence – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  2. Keep me from the presence of that bad man! – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms