- As a consequence of the fact that; since.
- Now that you mention it, I am kind of hungry.
- Now that we're all here, let's start the meeting. = Let's start the meeting now that everyone's here.
- Now that the kids have left home we've got a lot of extra space.
- Now that I've got a car I can visit her more often.
- Now that we know each other a little better, we get along fine.
- Now that I think of it, I acted the same way when I was his age.