Definition for current

noun as in flow of something, usually water

Strongest matches

flood, river, stream, tide

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If new variants manage to overcome the current vaccines, they could require at the very least a booster shot — further slowing down the rollout by adding yet another dose — or require producing new vaccines altogether.

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So toilet paper, or a character wearing a mask, immediately brings you to the current day.

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If you say your helmet is better than another helmet, you have to be able to prove it, something that’s very hard to do given the current framework.

It’s often a good idea to follow this guideline, as setting a goal that is significantly lower than your current CPA could cause your conversion rate to crash.

It’s important to note that keywords are constantly evolving based on current trends, events, and news.

Current and former intelligence officials have said North Korea has long been a priority target for American spies.

One of its top officials is the current minister of the interior in Baghad.

She ultimately ditched JSwipe after about a week and found her current, non-Jewish, boyfriend on OkCupid.

Judging from current figures, there would be a substantial demand for this option, too.

Under the current president and his predecessor, Jett notes, the ambassadorship of Belize has gone to college roommates.

But he marred it all by a temper so ungovernable that in Paris there was current a byword, "Explosive as Garnache."

That—and no existing institution and no current issue—is the primary concern of the present age.

It has been found, within the current year, impossible to read even a newspaper!

The campaign of 1796 for the time being altered the current of Massna's military life.

A subtle current of desire passed through her body, weakening her hold upon the brushes and making her eyes burn.


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What are other ways to say current?

Something that is current is in general circulation or is a matter of common knowledge or acceptance: current usage in English. That which is prevailing is that which has superseded others: prevailing fashion. That which is prevalent exists or is spread widely: a prevalent idea.

On this page you'll find 159 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to current, such as: modern, ongoing, present, prevailing, fad, and general.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.