What does presentation mean?

Definitions for presentationˌprɛz ənˈteɪ ʃən, ˌpri zɛn-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word presentation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. presentation(noun)

    the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward)

    "she gave the trophy but he made the presentation"

  2. presentation, presentment, demonstration(noun)

    a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view

    "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration"

  3. presentation(noun)

    the act of making something publicly available; presenting news or other information by broadcasting or printing it

    "he prepared his presentation carefully in advance"

  4. presentation(noun)

    the act of presenting a proposal

  5. display, presentation(noun)

    a visual representation of something

  6. presentation, introduction, intro(noun)

    formally making a person known to another or to the public

  7. presentation(noun)

    (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal

    "Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations"


  1. presentation(Noun)

    The act of presenting, or something presented

  2. presentation(Noun)

    A dramatic performance

  3. presentation(Noun)

    An award given to someone on a special occasion

  4. presentation(Noun)

    A lecture or speech given in front of an audience

  5. presentation(Noun)

    The symptoms and other possible indications of disease, trauma, etc., that are exhibited by a patient who has sought, or has otherwise come to, the attention of a physician, e.g., "Thirty-four-year-old male presented in the emergency room with slight fever, dilated pupils, and marked disorientation."

  6. presentation(Noun)

    The position of the foetus in the uterus at birth

  7. presentation(Noun)

    Offering one's blade for engagement by the opponent

  8. presentation(Noun)

    The specification of a group by generators and relators.

  9. Origin: From presentation (French présentation), from praesentationem, accusative singular of praesentatio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Presentation(noun)

    the act of presenting, or the state of being presented; a setting forth; an offering; bestowal

  2. Presentation(noun)

    exhibition; representation; display; appearance; semblance; show

  3. Presentation(noun)

    that which is presented or given; a present; a gift, as, the picture was a presentation

  4. Presentation(noun)

    the act of offering a clergyman to the bishop or ordinary for institution in a benefice; the right of presenting a clergyman

  5. Presentation(noun)

    the particular position of the child during labor relatively to the passage though which it is to be brought forth; -- specifically designated by the part which first appears at the mouth of the uterus; as, a breech presentation

  6. Origin: [L. praesentatio a showing, representation: cf. F. prsentation.]


  1. Presentation

    Presentation is the act of introducing via speech and various additional means new information to an audience. Usually presentations are used in seminars, courses and various other organizational scheduled meetings.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'presentation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3250

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'presentation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2130

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'presentation' in Nouns Frequency: #1155


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of presentation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of presentation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jim Keenan:

    After I finished my presentation.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    Thank you for putting up with my presentation.

  3. James Volk:

    It was not an unusual presentation or an unusual treatment.

  4. Raquel Gur:

    The presentation was most consistent with ... schizophrenia.

  5. Carol Povey:

    What we're often seeing is clinicians who don't recognize the presentation in girls.

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