Of or relating to the present or times close to the present
Characteristic of recent times or informed of what is current
A person of the present age
Up to date
Having the comforts of modern life
Concerning recent times
The road leading to the castle was modern blacktop.
Gabriel didn't need to understand modern science.
Why doesn't he get the proper equipment and run it like a modern ranch?
The appliances were modern but the cabinets were old and solid.
Modern history, in theory, rejects both these principles.