plural of present
The fact or condition of being present, or of being within sight or call, or at hand.
“Any painter can benefit from the presence of a live model from which to draw.”
The part of space within one’s immediate vicinity.
“Bob never said anything about it in my presence.”
A quality of poise and effectiveness that enables a performer to achieve a close relationship with their audience.
“Despite being less than five foot, she filled up the theatre with her stage presence.”
Something (as a spirit) felt or believed to be present.
“I’m convinced that there was a presence in that building that I can’t explain, which led to my heroic actions.”
A company’s business activity in a particular market.
The state of being closely focused on the here and now, not distracted by irrelevant thoughts
To make or become present.