What does recent mean?

Definitions for recent
ˈri səntre·cent

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word recent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Holocene, Holocene epoch, Recent, Recent epoch(adj)

    approximately the last 10,000 years

  2. recent(adj)

    new

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

  3. late(a), recent(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. recent(Adjective)

    Having happened a short while ago.

  2. recent(Adjective)

    Up-to-date; not old-fashioned or dated.

  3. Origin: Latin recens ("fresh"), related to Greek καινός ("new").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recent(adj)

    of late origin, existence, or occurrence; lately come; not of remote date, antiquated style, or the like; not already known, familiar, worn out, trite, etc.; fresh; novel; new; modern; as, recent news

  2. Recent(adj)

    of or pertaining to the present or existing epoch; as, recent shells

  3. Origin: [L. recens, -entis: cf. F. rcent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Recent

    rē′sent, adj. of late origin or occurrence: fresh: modern: (geol.) belonging to the present geological period.—adv. Rē′cently.—n. Rē′centness. [Fr.,—L. recens, recentis.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #574

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1804

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recent' in Adjectives Frequency: #69

Anagrams for recent »

  1. center, centre, Centre, tenrec

  2. Center

How to pronounce recent?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say recent in sign language?

  1. recent

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of recent in a Sentence

  1. Brian Kemp:

    In a recent video.

  2. Ralph Brinkhaus:

    A lot of trust has been lost in recent months.

  3. Patrick Keon:

    We've seen a continuation of some recent trends.

  4. The French statement:

    In light of Brazils attitude these recent weeks.

  5. Morgan Stanley Dennis:

    Monday was the most active day in recent history.

Images & Illustrations of recent

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