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Definition of Current


  1. Running or moving rapidly.
  2. Now passing, as time; as, the current month.
  3. Passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulating through the community; generally received; common; as, a current coin; a current report; current history.
  4. Commonly estimated or acknowledged.
  5. Fitted for general acceptance or circulation; authentic; passable.
  6. A flowing or passing; onward motion. Hence: A body of fluid moving continuously in a certain direction; a stream; esp., the swiftest part of it; as, a current of water or of air; that which resembles a stream in motion; as, a current of electricity.
  7. General course; ordinary procedure; progressive and connected movement; as, the current of time, of events, of opinion, etc.

Current Quotations

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Brian Tracy

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. - Thomas Jefferson
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Thomas Jefferson

I've been around a long time, and when I was at the top of the hill, I was very ahead of my time! Evidence of that is that my music is still current today - you know, rappers sample it all the time. So, rather than compromise my artistic integrity, I concentrated on movies.
Isaac Hayes

A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.
Denis Waitley

Anyone who's tried to pay a heating bill, fill a prescription, or simply buy groceries knows all too well that the current minimum wage does not cut the mustard.
Sherrod Brown
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Current Translations

current in Afrikaans is huidig
current in Dutch is actueel
current in Italian is corrente, attuale, forza, volgente, presente
current in Portuguese is corrente, atual
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