Synonyms of current in English:

current


See definition of current

adjective

1‘current events’

SYNONYMS

contemporary, present-day, present, contemporaneous, ongoing

topical, in the news, live, alive, happening, burning

modern, latest, popular, fashionable, in fashion, in vogue, up to date, up to the minute

de nos jours

informal trendy, now, in

ANTONYMS

past

2‘the idea is still current in some quarters’

SYNONYMS

prevalent, prevailing, common, in general use, accepted, in circulation, circulating, going around, doing the rounds, making the rounds, popular, widespread, rife, about

talked of, on everyone's lips, bruited about

ANTONYMS

obsolete

3‘a current driving licence’

SYNONYMS

valid, usable, up to date

ANTONYMS

old, out of date

4‘the current prime minister’

SYNONYMS

incumbent, present, in office, in power

reigning

ANTONYMS

past, former


noun

1‘a current of air’

SYNONYMS

steady flow, stream, backdraught, slipstream

airstream, thermal, updraught, draught

undercurrent, undertow, tide

2‘the current of human life’

SYNONYMS

course, progress, progression, flow, tide, movement

3‘the current of opinion’

SYNONYMS

trend, drift, direction, tendency, swing, tenor