Antonyms of adj archaic

2 senses of archaic

Sense 1
antediluvian, antiquated, archaic -- (so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws")

INDIRECT (VIA old) -> new -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")

Sense 2
archaic, primitive -- (little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type; "archaic forms of life"; "primitive mammals"; "the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe")

INDIRECT (VIA early) -> late, later -- (at or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child")

Similarity of adj archaic

2 senses of archaic

Sense 1
antediluvian, antiquated, archaic -- (so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws")
       => old (vs. new) -- (of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money")

Sense 2
archaic, primitive -- (little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type; "archaic forms of life"; "primitive mammals"; "the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe")
       => early (vs. late) -- (being or occurring at an early stage of development; "in an early stage"; "early forms of life"; "early man"; "an early computer")

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