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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
presentation (noun)
1.
a) the act of - presenting
b) the act, power, or privilege especially of a patron of applying to the bishop or ordinary for instituting someone into a benefice
2.
something as - presented
a) a symbol or image that represents something
b) something offered or given - gift
c) something set forth for the attention of the mind
d) a descriptive or persuasive account (as by a salesman of a product)
e) a presenting symptom or group of symptoms - clinical presentation of appendicitis
3.
the position in which the fetus lies in the uterus in labor with respect to the opening of the uterus
4.
an immediate object of perception, cognition, or memory
5.
often capitalized a church feast on November 21 celebrating the presentation of the Virgin Mary in the temple
6.
the method by which radio, navigation, or radar information is given to the operator (as the pilot of an airplane)
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
presentation (noun)
something given to someone without expectation of a return
SYNONIMS:
bestowal, comp, donation, donative, fairing, freebie ( freebee), giveaway, handsel, lagniappe, largesse ( largess), present, presentation
RELATED WORDS:
alms, benefaction, beneficence, benevolence, charity, contribution, dole, handout, oblation, offering, philanthropy, tithe; box [], care package, foy []; grant, subsidy; remembrance, tribute, valentine; bonus, boon, windfall; courtesy, favor, generosity, sacrifice; gratuity, propine [], tip; award, prize, reward; dowry; bequest, legacy
NEAR ANTONYMS:
advance, loan; bribe, douceur, peace offering, sop
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