Synonyms for (noun) recent

Synonyms: Recent, Recent epoch, Holocene, Holocene epoch

Definition: approximately the last 10,000 years

Similar words: epoch

Definition: a unit of geological time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself divided into ages

Synonyms for (adjective) recent

Synonyms: recent

Definition: new

Usage: recent graduates; a recent addition to the house; recent buds on the apple trees

Similar words: new

Definition: not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered

Usage: a new law; new cars; a new comet; a new friend; a new year; the New World


Synonyms: late, recent

Definition: of the immediate past or just previous to the present time

Usage: a late development; their late quarrel; his recent trip to Africa; in recent months; a recent issue of the journal

Similar words: past

Definition: earlier than the present time; no longer current

Usage: time past; his youth is past; this past Thursday; the past year