Presents vs. Presence

By Jaxson

  • Presents (noun)

    plural of present

  • Presence (noun)

    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.”

  • Presence (noun)

    The part of space within one’s immediate vicinity.

    “Bob never said anything about it in my presence.”

  • Presence (noun)

    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.”

  • Presence (noun)

    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.”

  • Presence (noun)

    A company’s business activity in a particular market.

  • Presence (noun)

    The state of being closely focused on the here and now, not distracted by irrelevant thoughts

  • Presence (verb)

    To make or become present.


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