HyperDic: contemporary

English > 4 senses of the word contemporary:
ADJECTIVEallcontemporary, modern-daycharacteristic of the present
allcontemporary, present-daybelonging to the present time
allcontemporary, contemporaneousoccurring in the same period of time
NOUNperson contemporary, coevala person of nearly the same age as another
contemporary > pronunciation
Soundskahnteh'mpereh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > contemporary: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcharacteristic of the present.
Example"contemporary trends in design"
Synonymmodern-day
Broadermodernbelonging to the modern era
Spanishcontemporáneo
Catalancontemporani
English > contemporary: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningbelonging to the present time.
Example"contemporary leaders"
Synonympresent-day
Broadercurrentoccurring in or belonging to the present time
Spanishcontemporáneo, moderno
English > contemporary: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOccurring in the same period of time.
Example "the composer Salieri was contemporary with Mozart"
Synonymcontemporaneous
Broadersynchronous, synchronal, synchronicOccurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
Spanishcoetáneo, contemporáneo, contemporario
Catalancoetani, contemporani
English > contemporary: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person of nearly the same age as another.
Synonymcoeval
Broaderpeer, equal, match, compeerA person who is of equal standing with another in a group
Spanishcoetáneo, contemporáneo
Catalancoetani, contemporani, cotemporani

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