What does the word presence mean?

Usage examples for presence

  1. In the night he woke up, and felt the presence of a woman in the room. – Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah Curtin
  2. After a little, she turned away, as if disappointed that he took no notice of her presence. – The Bittermeads Mystery by E. R. Punshon
  3. But by the presence of Belgium's man of all time it became royal. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart