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contemporary

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Adjective, Noun
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con=tem=po=rar=y

CIDE DICTIONARY

contemporarya. [Pref. con- + L. temporarius of belonging to time, tempus time. See Temporal, and cf. Contemporaneous.].
  •  Living, occuring, or existing, at the same time; done in, or belonging to, the same times; contemporaneous.  [1913 Webster]
    "This king [Henry VIII.] was contemporary with the greatest monarchs of Europe."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of the same age; coeval.  [1913 Webster]
    "A grove born with himself he sees,
    And loves his old contemporary trees.
    "  [1913 Webster]
contemporaryn. 
  •  One who lives at the same time with another; as, Petrarch and Chaucer were contemporaries.  [1913 Webster]
  •  a person of nearly the same age as another.  [WordNet 1.5]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

contemporary, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 living or occurring at the same time.
2 approximately equal in age.
3 following modern ideas or fashion in style or design.
--n. (pl. -ies)
1 a person or thing living or existing at the same time as another.
2 a person of roughly the same age as another.

Derivative
contemporarily adv. contemporariness n. contemporarize v.tr. (also -ise).
Etymology
med.L contemporarius (as contemporaneous)

THESAURUS

contemporary

a la mode, abreast, accompanying, actual, advanced, agreeing, as is, associated, attendant, attending, au courant, avant-garde, being, coetaneous, coeternal, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coincident, coincidental, coinstantaneous, collateral, concomitant, concurrent, connected, contemporaneous, conterminous, coterminous, current, dead heat, draw, existent, existing, extant, far out, fashionable, forward-looking, fresh, immanent, immediate, in, instant, isochronal, isochronous, latest, linked, mod, modern, modernistic, modernized, modish, new, newfangled, newfashioned, novel, now, parallel, present, present-age, present-day, present-time, progressive, red-hot, related, running, simultaneous, streamlined, stylish, synchronal, synchronic, synchronous, that be, that is, tie, topical, trendy, twentieth-century, ultra-ultra, ultramodern, unison, unisonous, up, up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, way out

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contemporary

Synchronism

N synchronism, coexistence, coincidence, simultaneousness, simultaneity, concurrence, concomitance, unity of time, interim, isochronism, contemporary, coetanian, synchronous, synchronal, synchronic, synchronical, synchronistical, simultaneous, coexisting, coincident, concomitant, concurrent, coeval, coevous, contemporary, contemporaneous, coetaneous, coeternal, isochronous, at the same time, simultaneously, together, in concert, during the same time, in the same breath, pari passu, in the interim, as one, at the very moment, just as, as soon as, meanwhile, synchronism, coexistence, coincidence, simultaneousness, simultaneity, concurrence, concomitance, unity of time, interim, isochronism, contemporary, coetanian, synchronous, synchronal, synchronic, synchronical, synchronistical, simultaneous, coexisting, coincident, concomitant, concurrent, coeval, coevous, contemporary, contemporaneous, coetaneous, coeternal, isochronous, at the same time, simultaneously, together, in concert, during the same time, in the same breath, pari passu, in the interim, as one, at the very moment, just as, as soon as, meanwhile.


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