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Another word for contemporary

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Adjective
  1. Belonging to the same period of time as another

    See also:

    time

  2. Existing or occurring at the same moment

    See also:

    time

  3. In existence now

    See also:

    time

  4. Characteristic of recent times or informed of what is current

Noun
  1. One of the same time or age as another

    See also:

    time

  2. A person of the present age

      1. Of or relating to recent times or the present:
      2. Characteristic or expressive of recent times or the present; contemporary or up-to-date:
      3. Of or relating to a recently developed or advanced style, technique, or technology:
    See also:

    time

    new

Another word for contemporary

Modifier
  1. Occurring at the same time

  2. Current

      1. According to the prevailing style or fashion.
      2. Served with ice cream:
      1. Informed of or reflecting the latest information or changes:
      2. Being in accord with the latest ideas, improvements, or styles:
      1. A moment or period in time perceptible as intermediate between past and future; now.
      2. The present tense.
      3. A verb form in the present tense.
      1. Of or relating to recent times or the present:
      2. Characteristic or expressive of recent times or the present; contemporary or up-to-date:
      3. Of or relating to a recently developed or advanced style, technique, or technology:
    See also:

    modern

Noun
  1. See also:

    equal

Synonym Study

  • Simultaneous implies occurrence at the same brief interval of time
  • Synchronous implies exact correspondence in time of occurrence or rate of movement
  • Coeval implies extension over the same period of time when a remote time or very long duration is involved
  • Contemporary and contemporaneous both mean existing or happening at the same period of time, contemporary (often applied to the present) referring more often to persons or their works, and contemporaneous, to events