Pronunciation: nou
1.At the present time; at this moment; at the time of speaking; instantly; as, I will write now.
2.Very lately; not long ago.
3.At a time contemporaneous with something spoken of or contemplated; at a particular time referred to.
The ship was now in the midst of the sea.
- Matt. xiv. 24.
4.In present circumstances; things being as they are; - hence, used as a connective particle, to introduce an inference or an explanation.
Now and again
now and then; occasionally.
Now and now
again and again; repeatedly.
Now and then
at one time and another; indefinitely; occasionally; not often; at intervals.
- Chaucer.
Now now
at this very instant; precisely now.
- Drayton.
Now . . . now
alternately; at one time . . . at another time.
- J. Webster (1607).
a.1.Existing at the present time; present.
n.1.The present time or moment; the present.
Noun1.Nownow - the momentary present; "Now is a good time to do it"; "it worked up to right now"
Adv.1.now - at the present moment; "goods now on sale"; "the now-aging dictator"; "they are now abroad"; "he is busy at present writing a new novel"; "it could happen any time now"
Synonyms: at present
2.now - in these times; "it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford; "we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets"; "today almost every home has television"
Synonyms: nowadays, today
3.now - in the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events; "President Kennedy now calls in the National Guard"; "Washington now decides to cross the Delaware"; "the ship is now listing to port"
4.now - (prefatory or transitional) indicates a change of subject or activity; "Now the next problem is..."
5.now - used to preface a command or reproof or request; "now hear this!"; "now pay attention"
6.now - without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"
7.now - in the immediate past; "told me just now"
Network Of Workstations (Cluster)a la mode, advanced, all at once, all together, as, as long as, as of now, as things are, at a blow, at a stroke, at one blow, at one jump, at one stroke, at one swoop, at one time, at present, at this juncture, at this moment, at this point, at this time, avant-garde, away, but now, cause, considering, contemporaneity, contemporaneousness, contemporary, directly, even now, far out, fashionable, for, for the nonce, for this occasion, forthwith, forward-looking, here, here and now, hereat, hic et nunc, historical present, in, in a hurry, in our time, in these days, inasmuch as, instanter, instantly, just now, lately, latterly, mod, modern, modernistic, modernity, modernized, modish, newfashioned, newness, not long ago, nowadays, nowness, of late, on the spot, only yesterday, our times, per saltum, present, present tense, present-day, present-time, presently, presentness, progressive, pronto, recently, right now, right off, seeing, simultaneously, since, straightaway, straightway, streamlined, subito, the Now Generation, the nonce, the now, the other day, the present, the present age, the present day, the present hour, the present juncture, the present time, the time being, the times, then and there, these days, this day, this hour, this instant, this minute, this moment, this night, this point, this stage, this very minute, tonight, twentieth-century, ultra-ultra, ultramodern, uno saltu, up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, way out, whereas, without delay
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Novitas non tam utilitate prodest quam novitate perturbat
Novum judicium non dat novum jus
Novus homo
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Now . . . now
now and again
Now and now
now and then
Now at erst
now now
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