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Synonyms for currentˈkɜr ənt, ˈkʌr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. current, electric current(noun)

    a flow of electricity through a conductor

    Synonyms:
    stream, current, flow, electric current

    Antonyms:
    superannuated, obsolescent, outdated, disused, out-of-date, dead, noncurrent, back(a), obsolete

  2. current, stream(noun)

    a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)

    Synonyms:
    stream, current, watercourse, flow, electric current

    Antonyms:
    superannuated, back(a), obsolescent, disused, out-of-date, noncurrent, outdated, dead, obsolete

  3. stream, flow, current(adj)

    dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas

    Synonyms:
    current, rate of flow, catamenia, flowing, period, menstruation, menstruum, menses, flow, watercourse, flow rate, electric current, stream

    Antonyms:
    dead, back(a), noncurrent, obsolete, superannuated, obsolescent, disused, outdated, out-of-date

  4. current(adj)

    occurring in or belonging to the present time

    Antonyms:
    superannuated, obsolete, outdated, dead, back(a), noncurrent, disused, obsolescent, out-of-date

Wiktionary

  1. current(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    present, fashionable, prevailing, prevalent, rife, up-to-date, stream, electric current, tendency, flow

    Antonyms:
    out-of-date, future, unfashionable, past

  2. current(noun)

    The part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction.

    Synonyms:
    prevalent, present, up-to-date, rife, fashionable, prevailing, tendency, electric current, flow, stream

    Antonyms:
    past, future, out-of-date, unfashionable

  3. current(noun)

    The time rate of flow of electric charge.

    Synonyms:
    stream, electric current, flow, prevailing, rife, prevalent, present, up-to-date, fashionable, tendency

    Antonyms:
    future, unfashionable, out-of-date, past

  4. current(noun)

    A tendency or a course of events.

    Synonyms:
    stream, flow, tendency, electric current

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. current

    That is authentic which is true to the facts; that is genuine which is true to its own claims; as, authentic history; genuine money.

    A 'genuine' work is one written by the author whose name it bears; an 'authentic' work is one which relates truthfully the matters of which it treats. For example, the apocryphal Gospel of St. Thomas is neither 'genuine' nor 'authentic.' It is not 'genuine,' for St. Thomas did not write it; it is not 'authentic,' for its contents are mainly fables and lies.

    Trench On the Study of Words lect. vi, p. 189. [W. J. Widdleton]

    Authentic is, however, used by reputable writers as synonymous with genuine, tho usually where genuineness carries a certain authority. We speak of accepted conclusions, certain evidence, current money, genuine letters, a legitimate conclusion or legitimate authority, original manuscripts, real value, received interpretation, sure proof, a true statement, a trustworthy witness, a veritable discovery.

    Synonyms:
    accepted, accredited, authentic, authoritative, authorized, certain, genuine, legitimate, original, real, received, reliable, sure, true, trustworthy, veritable

    Antonyms:
    apocryphal, baseless, counterfeit, disputed, exploded, fabulous, false, fictitious, spurious, unauthorized

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. current(a.)

    Synonyms:
    common, general, popular, rife, generally received, in every one's mouth

  2. current(a.)

    Synonyms:
    circulating (as money), passing from hand to hand

  3. current(a.)

    Synonyms:
    present, existing, instant, now passing

  4. current(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stream, moving fluid

  5. current(n.)

    Synonyms:
    tide, running water

  6. current(n.)

    Synonyms:
    course, progression


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