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Curent vs. Current: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 14, 2023
"Curent" is an incorrect spelling, while "Current" is correct, referring to the flow or present time.

Which is correct: Curent or Current

How to spell Current?

Curent is Incorrect

Current is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember "uRRent" with emphasis on the double 'R'.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023
Think of "current" as being "up-to-date," both having two 'r's.
Harlon Moss
Sep 11, 2023
"Current" has two 'r's just like a "river," which flows.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023
The word "current" has "rent" at the end, reminding us to pay our rent on time (current).
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023
Link "current" to "current events," both of which are commonly used terms.
Janet White
Sep 11, 2023
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Current Definitions

A flow of water, air, or electricity.
The river has a strong current.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 11, 2023
The part of a fluid body moving continuously.
The current of the crowd moved towards the exit.
Harlon Moss
Sep 11, 2023
Belonging to the present time; present-day
Current events.
Current leaders.
My current address.
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Sep 10, 2023
Being in progress now
Current negotiations.
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Sep 10, 2023
Commonly accepted or used; prevalent
Current fashions.
Current technology.
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Sep 10, 2023
Passing from one to another; circulating, as money or a rumor
Current bills and coins.
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Sep 10, 2023
Running; flowing.
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Sep 10, 2023
A steady, smooth onward flow or movement
A current of air from a fan.
A current of spoken words.
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Sep 10, 2023
The part of a body of liquid or gas that has a continuous onward movement
Rowed out into the river's swift current.
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Sep 10, 2023
A general tendency, movement, or course.
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Sep 10, 2023
A flow of electric charge.
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Sep 10, 2023
The amount of electric charge flowing past a specified circuit point per unit time, usually expressed in amperes.
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Sep 10, 2023
The generally unidirectional movement of a gas or fluid.
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Sep 10, 2023
The part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction, especially (oceanography) nocap=a.
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Sep 10, 2023
(electricity) the amount of electric charge flowing in each unit of time.
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Sep 10, 2023
A tendency or a course of events
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Sep 10, 2023
Existing or occurring at the moment.
Current events
Current leaders
Current negotiations
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Sep 10, 2023
Generally accepted, used, practiced, or prevalent at the moment.
Current affairs
Current bills and coins
Current fashions
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Sep 10, 2023
(India) Electric; of or relating to electricity.
Current bill
Current shock
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Sep 10, 2023
(obsolete) Running or moving rapidly.
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Sep 10, 2023
Running or moving rapidly.
Like the current fire, that rennethUpon a cord.
To chase a creature that was current thenIn these wild woods, the hart with golden horns.
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Sep 10, 2023
Now passing, as time; as, the current month.
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Sep 10, 2023
Passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulating through the community; generally received; common; as, a current coin; a current report; current history.
That there was current money in Abraham's time is past doubt.
Your fire-new stamp of honor is scarce current.
His current value, which is less or more as men have occasion for him.
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Sep 10, 2023
Commonly estimated or acknowledged.
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Sep 10, 2023
Fitted for general acceptance or circulation; authentic; passable.
O Buckingham, now do I play the touchTo try if thou be current gold indeed.
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Sep 10, 2023
A flowing or passing; onward motion. Hence: A body of fluid moving continuously in a certain direction; a stream; esp., the swiftest part of it; as, a current of water or of air; that which resembles a stream in motion; as, a current of electricity.
Two such silver currents, when they join,Do glorify the banks that bound them in.
The surface of the ocean is furrowed by currents, whose direction . . . the navigator should know.
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Sep 10, 2023
General course; ordinary procedure; progressive and connected movement; as, the current of time, of events, of opinion, etc.
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Sep 10, 2023
A flow of electricity through a conductor;
The current was measured in amperes
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Sep 10, 2023
A steady flow (usually from natural causes);
The raft floated downstream on the current
He felt a stream of air
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Sep 10, 2023
Dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas;
Two streams of development run through American history
Stream of consciousness
The flow of thought
The current of history
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Sep 10, 2023
Occurring in or belonging to the present time;
Current events
The current topic
Current negotiations
Current psychoanalytic theories
The ship's current position
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Sep 10, 2023
Pertaining to the present time.
She read the current news of the day.
Sara Rehman
Sep 11, 2023
Commonly accepted, used, or practiced.
It's the current trend in fashion.
Sara Rehman
Sep 11, 2023
Flowing smoothly and steadily.
Keep the conversation current without deviating.
Sara Rehman
Sep 11, 2023

FAQs

What is the verb form of Current?

"Current" doesn't have a direct verb form; however, "to flow" or "to circulate" can be related actions.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023

What is the root word of Current?

The root word is "currere" from Latin, meaning "to run."
Harlon Moss
Sep 11, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Current?

Pronounced as "KUR-ent."
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the singular form of Current?

The singular form is "current."
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the plural form of Current?

The word "current" doesn't typically have a plural form, but contexts like "currents" can refer to multiple flows.
Harlon Moss
Sep 11, 2023

Why is it called Current?

It's derived from Latin "currere" meaning "to run," reflecting the flow or movement.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023

Which vowel is used before Current?

The vowel "u" is used.
Harlon Moss
Sep 11, 2023

Is Current an adverb?

No, "current" is not an adverb.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023

Is Current a countable noun?

Not in general. But in contexts like "ocean currents," it can be.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023

Which preposition is used with Current?

"In" or "of" can be used, as in "current of air" or "in the current situation."
Janet White
Sep 11, 2023

Is Current a noun or adjective?

"Current" can be both a noun and an adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 11, 2023

Is the word Current is imperative?

No, "current" is not an imperative verb.
Janet White
Sep 11, 2023

How do we divide Current into syllables?

Cur-rent.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Current?

The first syllable, "Cur."
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the second form of Current?

"Current" doesn't have verb forms.
Harlon Moss
Sep 11, 2023

What is the third form of Current?

"Current" doesn't have verb forms.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 11, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Current?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" can be used, depending on the sentence.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023

Is Current an abstract noun?

Not typically, as it can represent tangible flows or the concept of "now."
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023

Is Current a vowel or consonant?

"Current" is a word, not a single letter. It contains both vowels and consonants.
Harlon Moss
Sep 11, 2023

Is Current a collective noun?

No, "current" is not a collective noun.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023

Is the Current term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically, e.g., "current of emotions."
Janet White
Sep 11, 2023

How many syllables are in Current?

There are two syllables.
Harlon Moss
Sep 11, 2023

What is another term for Current?

"Flow" or "stream" for the noun; "present" or "modern" for the adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 11, 2023

What is the first form of Current?

"Current" is the base form.
Sara Rehman
Sep 11, 2023

Which article is used with Current?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on context.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023

Is Current a negative or positive word?

Neutral; it depends on the context.
Sara Rehman
Sep 11, 2023

How is Current used in a sentence?

"The current trend in fashion is leaning towards sustainability."
Aimie Carlson
Sep 11, 2023

What part of speech is Current?

"Current" can be a noun or an adjective.
Janet White
Sep 11, 2023

What is the opposite of Current?

"Stagnant" or "past."
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023

Which determiner is used with Current?

Determiners like "the," "this," or "that" can be used.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 11, 2023
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