Synonyms of modern


1. modern, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: a contemporary person

2. modern, modern font, Bodoni, Bodoni font, proportional font

usage: a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes


1. modern (vs. nonmodern), contemporary, modern-day, neo, red-brick, redbrick, ultramodern, moderne, current, late, new

usage: belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"

2. mod, modern, modernistic, fashionable (vs. unfashionable), stylish

usage: relating to a recently developed fashion or style; "their offices are in a modern skyscraper"; "tables in modernistic designs";

3. modern, nonclassical (vs. classical)

usage: characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture

4. advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern, progressive (vs. regressive)

usage: ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods"; "had advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?"

5. Modern, New, late (vs. early) (vs. middle)

usage: used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"

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Definition and meaning of modern (Dictionary)