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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

    See also:

    new

    knowledge

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

    See also:

    time

  2. A person of the present age

    See also:

    time

    new

Another word for contemporary

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