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1. current

adjective. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] occurring in or belonging to the present time.

Synonyms

  • topical
  • on-going
  • currency
  • live
  • modern
  • contemporary
  • up-to-dateness
  • underway
  • present-day
  • latest
  • occurrent
  • circulating
  • online
  • actual
  • up-to-the-minute
  • ongoing
  • afoot
  • on-line
  • new
  • incumbent
  • up-to-date

Antonyms

  • nonmodern
  • noncurrent
  • pastness
  • futurity

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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  • arent
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2. current

noun. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] a flow of electricity through a conductor.

Synonyms

  • electric current
  • thermionic current
  • juice

Antonyms

  • early
  • middle
  • unfashionable
  • regressive

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. current

noun. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes).

Synonyms

  • tidal current
  • rip current
  • maelstrom
  • violent stream
  • twist
  • vortex
  • eddy
  • undertide
  • flow
  • undercurrent
  • torrent
  • flowing
  • whirlpool
  • stream
  • ocean current
  • riptide

Antonyms

  • dead
  • inanimate
  • inelastic
  • recorded

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. current

noun. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas.

Synonyms

  • line
  • stream
  • course

Antonyms

  • extinct
  • uncharged
  • dull
  • unloaded

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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