Definitions for NEWnu, nyu

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

new*nu, nyu(adj.; adv.; n.)-er, -est

  1. (adj.)of recent origin, production, purchase, etc.; having but lately come or been brought into being:

    a new book.

  2. of a kind now existing or appearing for the first time; novel:

    a new concept of the universe.

  3. having but lately become known:

    a new elementary particle.

  4. unfamiliar or strange (often fol. by to):

    ideas new to us; to explore new worlds.

  5. having but lately come to a place, position, status, etc.:

    a new minister.

  6. unaccustomed (usu. fol. by to):

    people new to such work.

  7. further; additional:

    new gains.

  8. fresh or unused:

    a new sheet of paper.

  9. different and better in physical or moral quality:

    It made a new man of him.

  10. other than the former or the old:

    a new era.

  11. being the later or latest of two or more things of the same kind:

    a new edition of Shakespeare.

  12. (cap.) (of a language) in its latest known period, esp. as a living language at the present time:

    New High German.

    Category: Language/Linguistics, Peoples

  13. (adv.)recently or freshly (usu. used in combination):

    new-mown hay.

  14. (n.)something that is new:

    Ring out the old, ring in the new.

* Syn: new , fresh , novel describe things that have not existed or have not been known or seen before. new refers to something recently made, grown, or built, or recently found, invented, or discovered: a new car; new techniques.fresh refers to something that has retained its original properties, or has not been affected by use or the passage of time: fresh strawberries; fresh ideas.novel refers to something new that has an unexpected, strange, or striking quality, generally pleasing: a novel experience.

Origin of new:

bef. 900; ME newe, OE nīwe, c. OFris nī(e), OS, OHG niuwi (G neu), ON nȳr, Go niujis, OIr núe, Gk neîos; akin to L novus, Gk néos, Skt náva

new′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. new(adj)

    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"

  2. fresh, new, novel(adj)

    original and of a kind not seen before

    "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"

  3. raw, new(adj)

    lacking training or experience

    "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"

  4. new, unexampled(adj)

    having no previous example or precedent or parallel

    "a time of unexampled prosperity"

  5. new(a)(adj)

    other than the former one(s); different

    "they now have a new leaders"; "my new car is four years old but has only 15,000 miles on it"; "ready to take a new direction"

  6. new(adj)

    unaffected by use or exposure

    "it looks like new"

  7. newfangled, new(adj)

    (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new

    "newfangled ideas"; "she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them"

  8. New(adj)

    in use after medieval times

    "New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"

  9. Modern, New(adj)

    used of a living language; being the current stage in its development

    "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"

  10. new, young(adj)

    (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity

    "new potatoes"; "young corn"

  11. new(adverb)

    unfamiliar

    "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"

  12. newly, freshly, fresh, new(adverb)

    very recently

    "they are newly married"; "newly raised objections"; "a newly arranged hairdo"; "grass new washed by the rain"; "a freshly cleaned floor"; "we are fresh out of tomatoes"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. new(adjective)nu, nyu

    ≠ old

    We just bought a new car.; My son is starting in his new school next week.; new evidence in the trial

  2. newnu, nyu

    ≠ old, second-hand

    Have you see the new apartments they're building?; to start a new business; brand new furniture

  3. newnu, nyu

    recently arrived

    There's a new boy starting in our class today.; We're new to the neighborhood.

Wiktionary

  1. new(Noun)

    Things that are new.

    Out with the old, in with the new.

  2. new(Noun)

    A kind of light beer.

  3. new(Verb)

    To make new; to renew.

  4. new(Adverb)

    Newly.

  5. new(Adverb)

    As new; from scratch.

    They are scraping the site clean to build new.

  6. new(Adjective)

    Recently made, or created.

  7. new(Adjective)

    Additional; recently discovered.

    We turned up some new evidence from the old files.

  8. new(Adjective)

    Current or later, as opposed to former.

  9. new(Adjective)

    Used to distinguish something established more recently, named after something or some place previously existing.

    New Bond Street is an extension of Bond Street.

  10. new(Adjective)

    In original condition; pristine; not previously worn or used.

    Are you going to buy a new car or a second-hand one?

  11. new(Adjective)

    Refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed.

  12. new(Adjective)

    Young.

    My sister has a new baby, and our mother is excited to finally have a grandchild.

  13. new(Adjective)

    Of recent origin; having taken place recently.

  14. new(Adjective)

    Strange, unfamiliar or not previously known.

  15. new(Adjective)

    Recently arrived or appeared.

  16. new(Adjective)

    Inexperienced or unaccustomed at some task.

  17. new(Adjective)

    next; about to begin or recently begun

    We expect to grow at 10% annually in the new decade.

  18. New(Adjective)

    In place names, a prefix added to the name of a newly established place, intended to convey that the newly established place will share some characteristic of an older place for which the new place is named.

  19. Origin: From newe, from niwe, neowe, from niwjaz, from néwos. Cognate with new, nij, nieuw, neu, , and ny, nýr, novus, , newydd, , նոր, . Compare also nu. More at now.

Webster Dictionary

  1. New

    having existed, or having been made, but a short time; having originated or occured lately; having recently come into existence, or into one's possession; not early or long in being; of late origin; recent; fresh; modern; -- opposed to old, as, a new coat; a new house; a new book; a new fashion

  2. New

    not before seen or known, although existing before; lately manifested; recently discovered; as, a new metal; a new planet; new scenes

  3. New

    newly beginning or recurring; starting anew; now commencing; different from has been; as, a new year; a new course or direction

  4. New

    as if lately begun or made; having the state or quality of original freshness; also, changed for the better; renovated; unworn; untried; unspent; as, rest and travel made him a new man

  5. New

    not of ancient extraction, or of a family of ancient descent; not previously kniwn or famous

  6. New

    not habituated; not familiar; unaccustomed

  7. New

    fresh from anything; newly come

  8. New(adverb)

    newly; recently

  9. New

    to make new; to renew

Freebase

  1. New

    "New" is a song by the rock band No Doubt, written by Tom Dumont and Gwen Stefani for the Go soundtrack. It was later included on No Doubt's fourth studio album Return of Saturn. It's the first single as a quartet, after the departures of original keyboardist Eric Stefani and the band's horn section in 1994. The song is available as a downloadable track for the music video game series Rock Band and Guitar Hero.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NEW' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #84

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NEW' in Written Corpus Frequency: #194

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NEW' in Adjectives Frequency: #3


Translations for NEW

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

new(adjective)

having only just happened, been built, made, bought etc

She is wearing a new dress; We are building a new house.

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