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Meaning of now

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: 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"
      2: 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" [syn: {nowadays}, {now},
      3: used to preface a command or reproof or request; "now hear
         this!"; "now pay attention"
      4: 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" [syn:
         {now}, {at present}]
      5: 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!" [syn: {immediately},
         {instantly}, {straightaway}, {straight off}, {directly},
         {now}, {right away}, {at once}, {forthwith}, {like a shot}]
      6: (prefatory or transitional) indicates a change of subject or
         activity; "Now the next problem is..."
      7: in the immediate past; "told me just now"
      n 1: the momentary present; "Now is a good time to do it"; "it
           worked up to right now"

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