What does NEW mean?

Definitions for NEW
nu, nyuNEW

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word NEW.

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"

Wiktionary

  1. new(Noun)

    Things that are new.

    Out with the old, in with the new.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. new(Noun)

    A kind of light beer.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. new(Verb)

    To make new; to renew.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. new(Adverb)

    Newly.

    Etymology: 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.

  5. new(Adverb)

    As new; from scratch.

    They are scraping the site clean to build new.

    Etymology: 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.

  6. new(Adjective)

    Recently made, or created.

    Etymology: 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.

  7. new(Adjective)

    Additional; recently discovered.

    We turned up some new evidence from the old files.

    Etymology: 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.

  8. new(Adjective)

    Current or later, as opposed to former.

    Etymology: 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.

  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.

    Etymology: 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.

  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?

    Etymology: 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.

  11. new(Adjective)

    Refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed.

    Etymology: 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.

  12. new(Adjective)

    Young.

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

    Etymology: 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.

  13. new(Adjective)

    Of recent origin; having taken place recently.

    Etymology: 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.

  14. new(Adjective)

    Strange, unfamiliar or not previously known.

    Etymology: 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.

  15. new(Adjective)

    Recently arrived or appeared.

    Etymology: 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.

  16. new(Adjective)

    Inexperienced or unaccustomed at some task.

    Etymology: 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.

  17. new(Adjective)

    next; about to begin or recently begun

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

    Etymology: 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.

  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.

    Etymology: 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. New

    nū, adj. lately made: having happened lately: recent, modern: not before seen or known: strange, different: recently commenced: changed for the better: not of an ancient family: as at first: unaccustomed: fresh from anything: uncultivated or only recently cultivated.—adjs. New′born (Shak.), recently born; New′come, recently arrived.—n. New′-com′er, one who has lately come.—v.t. New′-create′ (Shak.), to create for the first time.—adjs. New′-fash′ioned, made in a new way or fashion: lately come into fashion; New′-fledged, having just got feathers; New′ish, somewhat new: nearly new.—adv. New′ly.—adj. New′-made (Shak.), recently made.—v.t. New′-mod′el, to model or form anew.—n. the Parliamentary army as remodelled by Cromwell after the second battle of Newbury, which gained a conclusive victory at Naseby (1645).—n. New′ness.—adj. New′-sad (Shak.), recently made sad.—New birth (see Regeneration); New chum, a new arrival from the old country in Australia; New Church, New Jerusalem Church, the Swedenborgian Church; New Covenant (see Covenant); New departure (see Departure); New Englander, a native or resident in any of the New England states; New Jerusalem, the heavenly city; New Learning (see Renaissance); New Light, a member of a relatively more advanced religious school—applied esp. to the party within the 18th-century Scottish Secession Church which adopted Voluntary views of the relations of Church and State, also sometimes to the Socinianising party in the Church of Scotland in the 18th century, &c.; New Red Sandstone (geol.), the name formerly given to the great series of red sandstones which occur between the Carboniferous and Jurassic systems; New style (see Style); New woman, a name humorously applied to such modern women as rebel against the conventional restrictions of their sex, and ape men in their freedom, education, pursuits, amusements, clothing, manners, and sometimes morals; New World, North and South America; New-year's Day, the first day of the new year. [A.S. níwe, neówe; Ger. neu, Ir. nuadh, L. novus, Gr. neos.]

Editors Contribution

  1. new

    To create in an innovative way.

    They made something new.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 3, 2020  

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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

Anagrams for NEW »

  1. Wen, wen

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NEW in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NEW in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of NEW in a Sentence

  1. Stephanie Cho:

    I'm so happy to say it made a huge difference, i'm so proud to say we had over 30,000 new voters, Asian American voters, for the first time.

  2. Carly Fiorina:

    Droughts are nothing new in California, but right now, 70 percent of California's rainfall washes out to sea because liberals have prevented theconstruction of a single new reservoir or a single new water conveyance system over decades, during a period in which California’s population has doubled, this is theclassic case of liberals being willing to sacrifice other people's lives and livelihoods at the altar of their ideology.

  3. John Reilly:

    I’m extremely excited about Ocean Explorer and I know our guests, of all ages, are going to love this fun, interactive and educational new area of the park, the opportunity to see and learn about some of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures, coupled with a mix of distinctive rides and activities, will give our visitors a meaningful experience only SeaWorld can create.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    Few statesmen have the qualifications, the relationships, and gravitas that Senator Hutchison brings to this position, after years of inadequate resourcing, Kay led an effort in the Senate to rebuild our military and helped prepare it to meet the new, more stringent demands of the global war on terror.

  5. Tanguy Bertrand:

    Pluto is covered by exotic-composition ices and its landscape strongly resembles the polar caps on Earth( Greenland and Antarctica), new Horizons even discovered spectacular mountains on Pluto covered by bright deposits, strikingly resembling snow-capped mountain chains seen on Earth.

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