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Alternative clues for the word now
Noted rights grp.
At the present
Cousin of "Well..."
Rights org. since 1966
"On the double!"
End of a parent's order
"I said ___!"
When, for an eager beaver
Children's prayer starter
Feminist org. since 1966
Right this minute
"Whaddya waitin' for?!"
At this moment
"I said - ___!"
When repeated, a phrase of reproof
When repeated, a calming phrase
The time for action, often
This very minute
As matters stand
Partner of again
Partner of then
"It can't wait!"
Not the past or the future
First word of "Richard III"
"I mean ... this instant!"
Oxymoronic lead-in to "then"
"Buy It ___" (eBay option)
When repeated, "All right, that's enough!"
The momentary present
Eleanor Smeal's org.
"___ hear this!"
Coppola's "Apocalypse ___"
"Up to ___," Al Smith's autobiography
At this time
President Ireland's gp.
Kaltenborn's "Europe ___"
"_____ is the winter..."
This very second
Pres. Smeal's org.
"Both Sides ___," folk-song hit of 1968
When to break a bad habit
"___ Is the Hour"
At this point in time
Ford's "Whip Inflation ___"
"___ I lay me . . . "
Word definitions for now in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. adverb COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES all together (now) (= used to tell a group of people to all say or do something at the same time ) ▪ Right men. All together now ... Push! bye for now (= used to say that you will see or speak to someone again soon...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Now \Now\ (nou), adv. [OE. nou, nu, AS. n[=u], nu; akin to D., OS., & OHG. nu, G. nu, nun, Icel., n[=u], Dan., Sw., & Goth. nu, L. nunc, Gr. ny`, ny^n, Skr. nu, n[=u]. [root]193. Cf. New .] At the present time; at this moment; at the time of speaking; instantly;...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. 1 present; current. 2 (context archaic legal English) At the time the will is written. Used in order to prevent any inheritance from being transferred to a person of a future marriage. Does not indicate the existence of a previous marriage. 3 (context...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English nu "now, at present, immediately; now that," also used as an interjection and as an introductory word; common Germanic (Old Norse nu , Dutch nu , Old Frisian nu , German nun , Gothic nu "now"), from PIE *nu "now" (cognates: Sanskrit and Avestan...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. the momentary present; "Now is a good time to do it"; "it worked up to right now"
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Now commonly refers to the present time. Now , NOW , or The Now may also refer to:
Usage examples of now.
They all shuffle, all these strange lonely children of God, these mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, husbands and wives whose noisy aberrations are safely muffled now by drugs.
And now I am a recreant, and he who aided and abetted me in my asseverations of independence remains faithful.
I will not wear thy soul with words about my grief and sorrow: but it is to be told that I sat now in a perilous place, and yet I might not step down from it and abide in that land, for then it was a sure thing, that some of my foes would have laid hand on me and brought me to judgment for being but myself, and I should have ended miserably.
Now he thought that he would abide their coming and see if he might join their company, since if he crossed the water he would be on the backward way: and it was but a little while ere the head of them came up over the hill, and were presently going past Ralph, who rose up to look on them, and be seen of them, but they took little heed of him.
I will abide thee on a good horse with all that we may need for the journey: and now I ask leave.
But now hold up thine heart, and keep close for these two days that we shall yet abide in Tower Dale: and trust me this very evening I shall begin to set tidings going that shall work and grow, and shall one day rejoice thine heart.
It was now late in the afternoon, and Ralph pondered whether he should abide the night where he was and sleep the night there, or whether he should press on in hope of winning to some clear place before dark.
I will now go and skin that troll who went so nigh to slay thee, and break up the carcase, if thou wilt promise to abide about the door of the house, and have thy sword and the spear ready to hand, and to don thine helm and hauberk to boot.
Now Ralph, he and his, being kNown for friends, these wild men could not make enough of them, and as it were, compelled them to abide there three days, feasting them, and making them all the cheer they might.
But so please you I will not abide till then, but will kneel to him and to his Lady and Queen here and now.
For I spake with thee, it is nigh two years agone, when thou wert abiding the coming of our Lady in the castle yonder But now I see of thee that thou art brighter-faced, and mightier of aspect than aforetime, and it is in my mind that the Lady of Abundance must have loved thee and holpen thee, and blessed thee with some great blessing.
Joining in the conversation also helped to take her mind off the nightmarish phantasm that was now abiding somewhere within her unsettled self.
Hutchinson has little leisure for much praise of the natural beauty of sky and landscape, but now and then in her work there appears an abiding sense of the pleasantness of the rural world--in her day an implicit feeling rather than an explicit.
Now that the words were out and there was no abjuration possible, she felt as if her bones were made of sand.
I should hereafter act in contravention of this abjuration, I here and now bind and oblige myself to suffer the due punishments for backsliders, however sever they may be.