[ kur-uh nt-lee, kuhr- ]
/ ˈkɜr ənt li, ˈkʌr- /


at the presenttime; now: She is currently working as a lab technician.

Nearby words

  1. current limiter,
  2. current ratio,
  3. current yield,
  4. current, electric,
  5. current-cost accounting,
  6. currentness,
  7. curricle,
  8. curricular,
  9. curriculum,
  10. curriculum vitae

Origin of currently

First recorded in 1570–80; current + -ly

Can be confusedcurrently immediately momentarily now presently soon (see synonym study at immediately) (see usage note at presently) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for currently



"at the present time," 1570s, from current (adj.) + -ly (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper