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Definitions of "now"
- At the present time. adverb
- At once; immediately. adverb
- In the immediate past; very recently. adverb
- At this point in the series of events; then. adverb
- At times; sometimes. adverb
- Nowadays. adverb
- In these circumstances; as things are. adverb
- Used to introduce a command, reproof, or request. adverb
- Used to indicate a change of subject or to preface a remark. adverb
- Seeing that; since. Often used with that: conjunction
- The present time or moment. noun
- Of the present time; current. adjective
- Currently fashionable; trendy. adjective
- (again/then) Occasionally. idiom
- The present time or moment; this very time. noun
- At the present point of time; at the present time; at this juncture.
- In these present times; nowadays.
The word "now" in example sentences
˜It is now the case that it will be the case that Socrates is sitting down™, whereas there is no genuine way of representing the indexical ˜now™ in the l-calculus (the date variable z is not an indexical, any more than ˜25 December 2006™ is an indexical).. [The Sun Is Not]
That's why this objection is invalid: if you can't predict the weather 5 days from now, how can you predict something about 100 years from now.. [Unthreaded #18 « Climate Audit]
We live in the now, trailing, to be sure, a few seconds of the past as we press ahead into the future, but it's always _now_ wherever (whenever) we go.. [Asimov's Science Fiction]
In real life, Linda was laid-back nearly to the point of sloth, but now, she was the one who most intensely wanted them to have everything _now_.. [Analog Science Fiction and Fact]
The actual presence of a physical God was irrelevant, because if there was a creation of the here and now, regardless of any theoretical faith, that only meant, that without a doubt, I was responsible to just the here and now previous: next thought - 2006-02-01 ehh?. [ugotsoul Diary Entry]
He had dreamed of these things, and now he saw that they were real, so that nightmare merged with _now_, and he could gaze down at it with open eyes and scream at last with open mouth.. [This Crowded Earth]
She hardly rebukes him; her hand lies passive within his; and now, -- _now_, with a sudden movement, he has placed his arm around her waist.. [Molly Bawn]
It is well known that most of the slaveholders _now_ insist, that all protecting duties are unconstitutional, and that on account of the tariff the Union was nearly rent by the very men who are now horrified by the danger to which it is exposed by these _petitions_!. [The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 4 of 4]
And can we not lift ourselves into that serene atmosphere of love of country and of our race, above all selfish schemes or mere party devices, and contemplate the grandeur of these results, if now, _now_, NOW we will only do our duty?. [The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 1 January 1863 Devoted To Literature And National Policy]
The sentinel has been long on duty: now the watch is done, "_now lettest Thou Thy servant depart in peace_.". [Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known Characters]
For years she had believed herself heartless -- of all her numerous love affairs not one had really touched her until now, and _now_ he is the husband of her oldest friend; of the one woman whom perhaps in all the world she really respects.. [April's Lady A Novel]
When I now look around me, and see men who have risen to the highest offices of the different professions, in the church, the law, or in physic, formerly only known by the name of Citizen John, &c. &c., _now_ my Lord so and so, or your. [The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1838]
I had lost him now, and _now_ I knew his value when it was too late.. [Kate Coventry An Autobiography]
I said, '_You were in the garden half an hour ago_, I saw you as distinctly as I see you now; if you were not there _then_, you are not here _now_,' and I grasped his arm as I spoke to convince myself that it was really he.. [Real Ghost Stories]
"Lord Jesus, if you will take away this toothache right now, _now_, I will be your little girl for three years.". [How I Know God Answers Prayer The Personal Testimony of One Life-Time]
_Then_ I would not forgive; now -- _now_ I crave forgiveness.. [Molly Bawn]