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Synonyms and Antonyms of current

  1. 1 accepted, used, or practiced by most people <current wisdom on parenting favors allowing children lots of self-expression> Synonyms conventional, customary, going, popular, prevailing, prevalent, standard, stock, usual Related Words average, common, everyday, normal, ordinary; regular, routine; epidemic, ubiquitous, universal, widespread; accustomed, wonted; fashionable, in, modish, stylish Near Antonyms abnormal, exceptional, extraordinary, uncommon Antonyms nonstandard, unconventional, unpopular, unusual

  2. 2 being or involving the latest methods, concepts, information, or styles <current therapies for treating cancer have success rates that were undreamed of only a few decades ago> Synonyms contemporary, modern, designer, hot, mod, modernistic, new, new age, newfangled, new-fashioned, present-day, red-hot, space-age, state-of-the-art, ultramodern, up-to-date, up-to-the-minuteRelated Words fashionable, happening, in, modish, nouvelle, now, stylish; last, latest; modernized, updated; futuristic, high-tech (also hi-tech); latter-day, recentNear Antonyms anachronistic; aged, age-old, ancient, antediluvian, hoary, old, venerable; bygone, former, late, olden, past; antique, historic, historical; retro, retrograde; kaput (also kaputt), obsolete, outmoded, outworn, unmodernized; old-world; discarded, disused, moth-eaten; forgotten, remote; ageless, dateless, timelessAntonyms antiquated, archaic, dated, fusty, musty, oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, out-of-date, passé

  3. 3 existing or in progress right now <the current fund-raising effort> Synonyms present, extant, immediate, instant, ongoing, present-dayRelated Words contemporary, mod, modern, modernistic, new, newfangled, new-fashioned, recent, red-hot, space-age, supermodern, ultramodern, up-to-date; being, breathing, existent, existing, livingNear Antonyms coming, future, unborn; completed, concluded, done, ended, finished, over, terminated, through, up; ancient, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, dated, fusty, musty, noncontemporary, obsolete, old, oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, out-of-date, outworn, passé; ago, bygone, erstwhile, former, past



Synonyms and Antonyms of current

  1. 1 a prevailing or general movement or inclination <the currents of fashion are always changing> Synonyms trend, direction, drift, leaning, run, tendency, tide, windRelated Words curve, downside, shift, swing, turn, turnabout, upside; custom, habit, propensity, tenor, way; countercurrent, countertrend; undercurrent, undertow

  2. 2 noticeable movement of air in a particular direction <curtains that were being lightly lifted by a fresh current from the open window> Synonyms {h,1}wind, draftRelated Words blast, blow, flurry, gale, gust, headwind, squall, tailwind, tempest, tornado, windstorm; breath, breeze, puff, waft, zephyr

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