omnipresent (adj.)

"everywhere present, in all places at the same time," c. 1600, from Medieval Latin omnipraesentem (nominative omnipraesens ) "present everywhere," from Latin omnis "all, every" (see omni- ) + praesens "present" (see present (adj.)). Related: Omnipresently .

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word-forming element meaning "all," from Latin omni- , combining form of omnis "all, every, the whole, of every kind," a word of unknown origin, perhaps literally "abundant," from *op-ni- , from PIE root *op- "to work, produce in abundance."

c. 1300, "being in the same place as someone or something;" early 14c., "existing at the time," from Old French present "evident, at hand, within reach;" as a noun, "the present time" (11c., Modern French présent ) and directly from Latin praesentem (nominative praesens ) "present, at hand, in sight; immediate; prompt, instant; contemporary," from present participle of præesse "be before (someone or something), be at hand," from prae- "before" (see pre- ) + esse "to be" (from PIE root *es- "to be").

Meaning "abiding in a specified place" is from mid-14c. in English. As a grammatical tense expressing action or being in the present time, recorded from late 14c.

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present everywhere at the same time: the omnipresent God.

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  • om·ni·pres·ence, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use omnipresent in a sentence

It’s omnipresent , but an afterthought — until it flickers, shorts, stutters, goes out.

The dark side of tech, from biased algorithms to the threat of omnipresent surveillance and corporate control of artificial intelligence, continued to rear its head.

Many physicists expect dark matter to be as omnipresent as it is aloof.

For my anscestors, the Turkish language was omnipresent throughout that dark time, and it triggered bitter memories.

Their theory, dubbed RelMOND, adds to the equations of general relativity an omnipresent field that behaves differently in different arenas.

Despite her omnipresence, The Pinkprint makes it apparent how little we actually know about Nicki Minaj.

Perhaps part of the seeming omnipresence of rape jokes had to do with the influx of female-centric comedies now on television.

His omnipresence on social media has boosted his popularity with the Justin Bieber crowd.

Meade serves on just about every nonprofit board in Boston, an omnipresence Gov. Patrick admires.

But hapless flight: the Boodah is an octopus whose feelers reach far, and they, within her toils, cannot escape her omnipresence.

What more can we wish to be sure of than Omnipotence and Omnipresence.

This would be to assign him a degree of omnipresence wholly incompatible with his nature and the economy of providence.

Behold his omnipresence in the case of Lazarus, whom he declared to be dead although none brought the tidings.

I took His omnipresence for granted, but she kept breaking into my talk at every turn.

British Dictionary definitions for omnipresent

/ ( ˌɒmnɪˈprɛz ə nt ) /

(esp of a deity) present in all places at the same time

Derived forms of omnipresent

  • omnipresence , noun

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Omnipresent Definition

  • simultaneous

Origin of Omnipresent

Medieval Latin omnipresēns omnipresent- Latin omni- omni- Latin praesēns present participle of praeesse to be present present 1

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Omnipresent Sentence Examples

Red and green are omnipresent throughout the holiday season.

Analogy and experience make us assume it to be omnipresent .

Some station themselves on this side of the pond, some on that, for the poor bird cannot be omnipresent ; if he dive here he must come up there.

People who are in great emotional pain are becoming omnipresent in every church in America.

This is the best way to catch malaria, a sometimes lethal disease which has not ceased to be omnipresent in Ivory Coast.

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give , present , donate , bestow , confer , afford mean to convey to another as a possession.

give , the general term, is applicable to any passing over of anything by any means.

present carries a note of formality and ceremony.

donate is likely to imply a publicized giving (as to charity).

bestow implies the conveying of something as a gift and may suggest condescension on the part of the giver.

confer implies a gracious giving (as of a favor or honor).

afford implies a giving or bestowing usually as a natural or legitimate consequence of the character of the giver.

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Middle English, from Anglo-French, from presenter

Middle English, from Anglo-French presenter , from Latin praesentare , from praesent-, praesens , adjective

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin praesent-, praesens , from present participle of praeesse to be before one, from prae- pre- + esse to be — more at is

13th century, in the meaning defined above

14th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 3b(1)

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 3b

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everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’

An attack on journalists anywhere is an attack on civil society everywhere .

As a result, while Newton was born on December 25, 1642 in England, his birthday was January 4, 1643 everywhere else.

Cocker became an international star in the late 1960s, showing up everywhere from Woodstock to The Ed Sullivan Show.

Scrooge is still with us, not just in print but embodied in the cold hearts and selfish calculations of misanthropes everywhere .

General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.

Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.

In Manila particularly, amidst the pealing of bells and strains of music, unfeigned enthusiasm and joy were everywhere evident.

In most club card-rooms smoking is not permitted, but at the Pandemonium it is the fashion to smoke everywhere .

everywhere cattle were being sold for a trifle, as there was no grass upon which they could feed.

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  • The pipe burst and water was spraying everywhere.
  • I hate flying so I go everywhere by road or rail .
  • We looked for her everywhere, but she was nowhere to be found .
  • His mother spoils him terribly and drives him around everywhere.
  • What I like about Cambridge is that there's so much open space - there are parks and commons everywhere.
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  • the length and breadth of somewhere idiom
  • ubiquitously

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