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Entry Word: current
Function: adjective
Text: 1 accepted, used, or practiced by most people <the current theories on parenting favor allowing children lots of self-expression>
Synonyms conventional, customary, going, popular, prevailing, prevalent, standard, stock, usual
Related Words average, common, everyday, normal, ordinary; regular, routine; ubiquitous, universal, widespread; accustomed, wonted; fashionable, in, modish, stylish
Near Antonyms abnormal, exceptional, extraordinary, uncommon
Antonyms nonstandard, unconventional, unpopular, unusual
2 being or involving the latest methods, concepts, information, or styles <current therapies for treating cancer have success rates that were undreamed of only a few decades ago> -- see MODERN
3 existing or in progress right now <the current fundraising effort> -- see PRESENT 1