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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 2 votes

  1. recent

    That which is new has lately come into existence, possession, or use; a new house is just built, or in a more general sense is one that has just come into the possession of the present owner or occupant. Modern denotes that which has begun to exist in the present age, and is still existing; recent denotes that which has come into existence within a comparatively brief period, and may or may not be existing still. Modern history pertains to any period since the middle ages; modern literature, modern architecture, etc., are not strikingly remote from the styles and types prevalent to-day. That which is late is somewhat removed from the present, but not far enough to be called old. That which is recent is not quite so sharply distinguished from the past as that which is new; recent publications range over a longer time than new books. That which is novel is either absolutely or relatively unprecedented in kind; a novel contrivance is one that has never before been known; a novel experience is one that has never before occurred to the same person; that which is new may be of a familiar or even of an ancient sort, as a new copy of an old book. Young and youthful are applied to that which has life; that which is young is possessed of a comparatively new existence as a living thing, possessing actual youth; that which is youthful manifests the attributes of youth. (Compare YOUTHFUL.) Fresh applies to that which has the characteristics of newness or youth, while capable of deterioration by lapse of time; that which is unworn, unspoiled, or unfaded; as, a fresh countenance, fresh eggs, fresh flowers. New is opposed to old, modern to ancient, recent to remote, young to old, aged, etc.

    See synonyms for OLD.

    Synonyms:
    fresh, juvenile, late, modern, new, new-fangled, new-fashioned, new-made, novel, upstart, young, youthful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. recent

    Synonyms:
    late, new, fresh, novel, modern, new-fangled

    Antonyms:
    ancient, antiquated, primitive, archaic

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. Holocene, Holocene epoch, Recent, Recent epochadjective

    approximately the last 10,000 years

    Antonyms:
    present(a), future, old

  2. recentadjective

    new

    "recent graduates"; "a recent addition to the house"; "recent buds on the apple trees"

    Synonyms:
    late(a)

    Antonyms:
    old, present(a), future

  3. late(a), recentadjective

    of the immediate past or just previous to the present time

    "a late development"; "their late quarrel"; "his recent trip to Africa"; "in recent months"; "a recent issue of the journal"

    Antonyms:
    old, present(a), future

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. recentadjective

    Synonyms:
    new, late

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How to use recent in a sentence?

  1. Kathleen Dracup:

    A common response to that anxiety is denial, which leads the individuals experiencing symptoms, as well as their loved ones, to dismiss the symptoms as normal. . . or ascribe them to something else( e.g. fatigue from recent exercise).

  2. Merrick Garland:

    It is in the public interest to appoint a special prosecutor to independently manage an investigation and prosecution based on recent developments, including [Trump's] announcement that he is a candidate for president in the next election and the sitting president's stated intention to be a candidate as well.

  3. Sony Pictures:

    The studio's legacy is due in large part to Amy's passion for storytelling and love of this industry. I am delighted that Amy will be continuing her association with SPE through this new venture, which capitalizes on her extraordinary talents, in recent months, SPE faced some unprecedented challenges, and I am grateful for Amy's resilience and grace during this period.

  4. Ryan Rabaglia:

    The sudden fall does not appear to have been driven by any particular news item, rather it looks to be driven by large sell orders by a handful of people or even just one person, who are likely realizing profits after the recent price rise or looking to acquire more at lower prices.

  5. Peter Marra:

    Birds are in crisis, the take-home message is that our findings add to mounting evidence with other recent studies showing massive declines in insects, amphibians and other taxa, signaling a widespread ecological crisis.


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