What does presentment mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term presentment:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. presentment, notification(noun)

    an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative

  2. presentment(noun)

    a document that must be accepted and paid by another person

  3. 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"


  1. presentment(Noun)

    A statement made on oath by a jury.

  2. presentment(Noun)

    A formal complaint submitted to a bishop or archdeacon.

  3. presentment(Noun)

    The act of presenting something for acceptance; now specifically, presenting something (e.g. a bill or cheque) for payment.

  4. presentment(Noun)

    An artistic representation; a picture.

  5. presentment(Noun)

    Presentation of a performance, as of a play or work of music.

  6. presentment(Noun)

    The aspect or form in which something presents itself; appearance.

  7. Origin: From presentment, presentement, presentement, corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Presentment(noun)

    the act of presenting, or the state of being presented; presentation

  2. Presentment(noun)

    setting forth to view; delineation; appearance; representation; exhibition

  3. Presentment(noun)

    the notice taken by a grand jury of any offence from their own knowledge or observation, without any bill of indictment laid before them, as, the presentment of a nuisance, a libel, or the like; also, an inquisition of office and indictment by a grand jury; an official accusation presented to a tribunal by the grand jury in an indictment, or the act of offering an indictment; also, the indictment itself

  4. Presentment(noun)

    the official notice (formerly required to be given in court) of the surrender of a copyhold estate


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of presentment in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of presentment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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