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old, out of date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