Absent and Present


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Absent adjective – Not at a certain place.
Usage example: three students were absent because of the flu

Present is an antonym for absent in topics: away, not present, deficient in something needed or usual.
Nearby Words: absence, absented, absently, absenting
Antonyms for Absent


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Present adjective – Being within the confines of a specified place.
Usage example: all of you are required to be present for every meeting

Absent is an antonym for present in topics: here, nearby, existing.
Nearby Words: presentation, presence, presented, presently, presentable
Antonyms for Present
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Things that words describes

person absent person present person
system absent system present system
series absent series present series
box absent box present box
Other nouns: element, version, officer, player, women, players, members.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger Note that the members are usually willing to roll call at any time, no matter which members of the team are present or absent; missing members just get skipped.Daigo: Listen and be amazed!
  • Video Game / Silent Hill 2 The evil cult, present in many other titles and usually central to their plots, is entirely absent here aside from some very vague references.
  • After healing him in the past, he's simply absent in the present, but does show up for the song, so he likely just changed residence instead of dying.
    Source: The Ageless
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Present and Absent. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 17, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/absent/present
Absent & Present. N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Jan. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/absent/present>.
Present or Absent. 2016. Accessed January 17, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/absent/present.

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