Actual and Current


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Actual adjective – Being or existing at the present moment.
Usage example: the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West

Current is a synonym for actual in existing at the present time topic. In some cases you can use "Current" instead the word "Actual" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Words: actualize, actually, actuality, actuation, actualization
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Current adjective – Occurring in or belonging to the present time.
Usage example: current events

Actual is a synonym for current. You can use "Actual" instead the word "Current" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Words: currency, currently
Synonyms for Current

Things that words describes

character actual character current character
job actual job current job
body actual body current body
name actual name current name
Other nouns: relationship, appearance, plot, form, series, show, episode, case, time, plan, characters, level, personality, location, game, story, title, bad, villain, boss, weapon, age, war, games, members.

Both words in one sentence

  • Christmas Episode The current story takes place during the actual month of December and features decorations and the similar themes of Christmas.
  • Literature / Star Trek: Millennium The current timeline actually requires the Bad Future to have happened as depicted, and yet the current timeline's actual "future" is completely distinct.
  • Series / Kousoku Sentai Turboranger However, it is not an actual crossover, as the previous rangers only appear in costume to pose and wish them luck with the current team and they're not involved in any actual storyline.
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