HyperDic: modern

English > 7 senses of the word modern / Modern:
ADJECTIVEallmodernbelonging to the modern era
allmodern, mod, modernisticrelating to a recently developed fashion or style
allmoderncharacteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture
allmodern, advanced, forward-looking, innovativeahead of the times
allModern, Newused of a living language
NOUNperson moderna contemporary person
communicationmodern, modern font, Bodoni, Bodoni fonta typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
modern / Modern > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'dern
Rhymesadjourn ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > modern: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningbelonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages.
Examples
  • "modern art"
  • "modern furniture"
  • "modern history"
  • "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
Attribute ofmodernity, modernness, modernism, contemporaneity, contemporaneousnessThe quality of being current or of the present
Narrowercontemporary, modern-daycharacteristic of the present
moderneOf or relating to a popularization of art deco that used bright colors and rectangular shapes
neo(used as a combining form) recent or new
red-brick, redbrickOf or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century
ultramodernExtremely modern / modern
See alsocurrentoccurring in or belonging to the present time
lateBeing or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
newnot of long duration
Oppositenonmodernnot modern
Spanishmoderno
Catalanmodern
Nounsmodernitythe quality of being current or of the present
English > modern: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningrelating to a recently developed fashion or style.
Examples
  • "their offices are in a modern skyscraper"
  • "tables in modernistic designs"
Synonymsmod, modernistic
Broaderfashionable, stylishBeing or in accordance with current social fashions
Spanishavançat, innovador, moderno, progresista
Catalanavançat, innovador, modern, progressista
Nounsmodernity, modernnessthe quality of being current or of the present
English > modern: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaningcharacteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture.
Broadernonclassicalnot classical
Spanishcontemporáneo, moderno
Catalancontemporani, modern
Nounsmodernity, modernnessthe quality of being current or of the present
English > modern: 7 senses > adjective 4
Meaningahead of the times.
Synonymsadvanced, forward-looking, innovative
Broaderprogressivefavoring / favoring or promoting progress
Spanishavanzado, innovador, moderno, progresista
Catalanavançat, innovador, modern, progressista
Nounsmodernitythe quality of being current or of the present
English > Modern: 7 senses > adjective 5
MeaningUsed of a living language; being the current stage / stage in its development.
SynonymNew
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
BroaderlateOf a later stage / stage in the development of a language or literature
Nounsmoderna contemporary person
modernnessthe quality of being current or of the present
English > modern: 7 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA contemporary person.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishmoderno
AdjectivesModernused of a living language
English > modern: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes.
Synonymsmodern font, Bodoni, Bodoni font
Broaderproportional fontAny font whose different characters have different widths
Oppositeold style, old style fontA typeface (based on an 18th century design) distinguished by irregularity and slanted ascender serifs and little contrast between light and heavy strokes

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