Synonyms for contemporary

Synonyms for (noun) contemporary

Synonyms: contemporary, coeval

Definition: a person of nearly the same age as another

Similar words: peer, match, compeer, equal

Definition: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

Synonyms for (adj) contemporary

Synonyms: contemporary, present-day

Definition: belonging to the present time

Usage: contemporary leaders

Similar words: current

Definition: occurring in or belonging to the present time

Usage: current events; the current topic; current negotiations; current psychoanalytic theories; the ship's current position

Synonyms: modern-day, contemporary

Definition: characteristic of the present

Usage: contemporary trends in design; the role of computers in modern-day medicine

Similar words: modern

Definition: belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages

Usage: modern art; modern furniture; modern history; totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric

Synonyms: contemporaneous, contemporary

Definition: occurring in the same period of time

Usage: a rise in interest rates is often contemporaneous with an increase in inflation; the composer Salieri was contemporary with Mozart

Similar words: synchronal, synchronic, synchronous

Definition: occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase

Usage: recovery was synchronous with therapy- Jour.A.M.A.; a synchronous set of clocks; the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight; synchronous oscillations

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