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Synonyms for current

Synonyms for (noun) current

Synonyms: current, stream Definition: a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes) Usage: the raft floated downstream on the current; he felt a stream of air; the hose ejected a stream of water

Similar words: flow, flowing Definition: the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)

Synonyms: stream, current, flow Definition: dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas Usage: two streams of development run through American history; stream of consciousness; the flow of thought; the current of history

Similar words: course, line Definition: a connected series of events or actions or developments Usage: the government took a firm course; historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

Synonyms: current, electric current Definition: a flow of electricity through a conductor Usage: the current was measured in amperes

Similar words: electrical phenomenon Definition: a physical phenomenon involving electricity

Synonyms for (adjective) current

Synonyms: current Definition: occurring in or belonging to the present time Usage: current events; the current topic; current negotiations; current psychoanalytic theories; the ship's current position

Similar words: actual Definition: being or existing at the present moment Usage: the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West

Similar words: afoot, underway Definition: currently in progress Usage: there is mischief afoot; plans are afoot; preparations for the trial are underway

Similar words: circulating Definition: passing from one to another Usage: circulating bills and coins

Similar words: contemporary, present-day Definition: belonging to the present time Usage: contemporary leaders

Similar words: incumbent Definition: currently holding an office Usage: the incumbent governor

Similar words: live Definition: of current relevance Usage: a live issue; still a live option

Similar words: live Definition: in current use or ready for use Usage: live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread

Similar words: occurrent Definition: presently occurring (either causally or incidentally) Usage: technical terms are rarely occurrent in literature

Similar words: on-going, ongoing Definition: currently happening Usage: an ongoing economic crisis

Similar words: on-line, online Definition: being in progress now Usage: on-line editorial projects

Similar words: topical Definition: of interest at the present time Usage: a topical reference; a topical and timely study of civil liberty

Similar words: up-to-date Definition: reflecting the latest information or changes Usage: an up-to-date issue of the magazine

Similar words: up-to-the-minute, latest Definition: up to the immediate present; most recent or most up-to-date Usage: the news is up-to-the-minute; the very latest scientific discoveries