Synonyms for Modern:
avant-garde, current, fresh, up-to-date, recent, latest, novel, topical, new, late-breaking, up-to-the-minute, contemporary.
n.existing, alive, at this time, in progress, immediate. convenient, dilapidated, hip, futuristic, functional, improved, ahead of your/its etc. time, renovated, victorian. time. au courant, knowledge.
Usage examples for modern
It is the modern principle. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
Quartier Latin, the modern – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington