1. contemporary, coeval, peer, equal, match, compeer

usage: a person of nearly the same age as another


1. contemporary, modern-day, modern (vs. nonmodern)

usage: characteristic of the present; "contemporary trends in design"; "the role of computers in modern-day medicine"

2. contemporary, present-day(prenominal), current (vs. noncurrent)

usage: belonging to the present time; "contemporary leaders"

3. contemporaneous, contemporary, synchronous (vs. asynchronous), synchronal, synchronic

usage: occurring in the same period of time; "a rise in interest rates is often contemporaneous with an increase in inflation"; "the composer Salieri was contemporary with Mozart"

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