Synonyms for Recent:

adj.

late (adjective)
latest.
modern (adjective)
avant-garde.
new (adjective)
topical, new, latest, contemporary, avant-garde, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute, fresh, modern, current, novel, late-breaking.

n.

just now, original, freshly, latterly, lately, the other day, newly, only just, recently, just. latter-day, time.

Other synonyms:

freshly, original, newly, recently, latter-day, latterly, lately. just.

Usage examples for recent

  1. However this new dramatic form may be explained, whatever may be its character, there is hardly a book of poetry that has appeared in recent years that does not contain examples. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  2. I do not know what has become of Sionism during recent years. – Modern Saints and Seers by Jean Finot
  3. This certainly is the fact, if we may judge from recent information. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster