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Synonyms of now in English:


  • 1 I'm afraid I'm extremely busy now, but I could see you in the morning
    at the moment, at present, just now, right now, at the present time, at the present moment, at this time, at this moment in time, currently, here and now;
    North American  presently
    British informal at the minute
  • 2 television is now the main source of political information for most people
    in the present climate, things being what they are, in the present circumstances
  • 3 it would be best if you leave now
    at once, straight away, right away, right now, this minute, this instant, immediately, instantly, directly, without further/more ado, promptly, without delay, as soon as possible;
    archaic straightway, instanter
  • Phrases

    as of now
    as of now, cigarettes are banned in this house
    from this time on, from now on/onwards, henceforth, henceforward, from this day forward, in future
    formal hereafter
    for now
    that will be all for now, thank you
    for the time being, for the moment, for the present, for the meantime, for a little while
    archaic for the nonce
    not now
    I promise I will, but not now
    [Antonyms] immediately
    later, later on, sometime, one day, some day, one of these days, at some time in the future, at a future time/date, one of these fine days, sooner or later, in due course, by and by, eventually, ultimately
    now and again
    I go and stay with my sister now and again
    at intervals, periodically, on and off;
    archaic ever and anon
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