(noun, adjective)


1. occurring in or belonging to the present time

- current events

- the current topic

- current negotiations

Similar word(s): actual, afoot, underway, circulating, contemporary, incumbent, live, occurrent, ongoing, online, topical, latest, modern, new

Sentences with current as an adjective:

- current events;

- current affairs;


1. a flow of electricity through a conductor

- the current was measured in amperes

Definition categories: phenomenon

2. a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)

- the raft floated downstream on the current

Similar word(s): stream

Definition categories: event, flow, flowing

3. dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas

- the current of history

Similar word(s): flow, stream

Definition categories: group, course, line