current

current is part of the Basic English 850.
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current is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
current

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Positive
current

Comparative
more current

Superlative
most current

  1. Something that is current is up to date.
    This news is current.
    We bought our home 20 years ago, but we couldn't buy it at current prices.

Related wordsEdit

NounEdit

Singular
current

Plural
currents

  1. (uncountable) Current is movement in a fluid.
    There is a strong current in that water.
  2. (uncountable) Current is movement in electricity.
    It has a current of nine amperes.