Gift and Present


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Gift noun – Something given to someone without expectation of a return.
Usage example: gave him an unusual birthday gift

Present is a synonym for gift in thing topic. In some cases you can use "Present" instead the word "Gift" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like give, award, donation, for no recompense. popular alternative
Nearby Words: gifted, gifting
Synonyms for Gift


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Present noun – Something presented as a gift.
Usage example: his tie was a present from his wife

Gift is a synonym for present in give topic. You can use "Gift" instead the word "Present" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as thing, award, donation, hand over. popular alternative
Nearby Words: presentation, presence, presented, presently, presentable
Synonyms for Present

How words are described

human human gift human present
good good gift good present
expensive expensive gift expensive present
nice nice gift nice present
Other adjectives: special, best, better, welcome, common, perfect, true, romantic, actual, real, great, little, wonderful, magic, mysterious, last, farewell, wrapped, favorite, thank-you.

Common collocations

times gift times present times

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Victorious Her parents give her a week to celebrate her birthday, and she doesn't believe a non-tangible gift counts as a present because "it costs nothing".
  • Running Gag: Frank trying to get rid of his wedding present, in obvious ways.Frank: (after trying to give it to Beanie's son as a birthday gift) Damn it.
  • Series / Gilmore Girls Metaphorgotten: In an early episode, Rory tells Lane she wants to give Dean a copy of Kafka's Metamorphosis as a present, but Lane says she should reconsider since he might take the gift the wrong way, comparing it to Dean giving Rory a football.
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