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Definition of Current

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

There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
William Shakespeare

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

Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
Marcus Aurelius

At the current $5.15 an hour, the federal minimum wage has become a poverty wage. A full-time worker with one child lives below the official poverty line.
Bernie Sanders
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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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