What does NEWS mean?

Definitions for NEWS
nuz, nyuzNEWS

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. news, intelligence, tidings, word(noun)

    information about recent and important events

    "they awaited news of the outcome"

  2. news(noun)

    information reported in a newspaper or news magazine

    "the news of my death was greatly exaggerated"

  3. news program, news show, news(noun)

    a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary

    "we watch the 7 o'clock news every night"

  4. news(noun)

    informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone

    "it was news to me"

  5. newsworthiness, news(noun)

    the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins

    "the judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial"; "he is no longer news in the fashion world"


  1. news(Noun)

    New information of interest.

  2. news(Noun)

    Reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television.

  3. Origin: Plural of noun "new"

Webster Dictionary

  1. News

    a report of recent occurences; information of something that has lately taken place, or of something before unknown; fresh tindings; recent intelligence

  2. News

    something strange or newly happened

  3. News

    a bearer of news; a courier; a newspaper

  4. Origin: [From New; cf. F. nounelles. News is plural in form, but is commonly used with a singular verb.]


  1. News

    News is the communication of selected information on current events which is presented by print, broadcast, Internet, or word of mouth to a third-party or mass audience.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. News

    nūz, n.sing. something heard of that is new: recent account: first information of something that has just happened or of something not formerly known: intelligence.—v.t. to report.—ns. News′agent, one who deals in newspapers; News′boy, News′man, a boy or man who delivers or sells newspapers; News′-house, a printing-office for newspapers only; News′letter, an occasional letter or printed sheet containing news, the predecessor of the regular newspaper; News′monger, one who deals in news: one who spends much time in hearing and telling news; News′paper, a paper published periodically for circulating news, &c.—the first English newspaper was published in 1622; News′paperdom; News′paperism.—adj. News′papery, superficial.—ns. News′room, a room where newspapers, magazines, &c. lie to be read; News′vender, a seller of newspapers; News′-writ′er, a reporter or writer of news.—adj. News′y, gossipy. [Late M. E., an imit. of Fr. nouvelles.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. NeWS

    [acronym; the “Network Window System”] The road not taken in window systems, an elegant PostScript-based environment that would almost certainly have won the standards war with X if it hadn't been proprietary to Sun Microsystems. There is a lesson here that too many software vendors haven't yet heeded. Many hackers insist on the two-syllable pronunciations above as a way of distinguishing NeWS from Usenet news (the netnews software).

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. News

    Works consisting of an announcement or statement of recent or current events of new data and matters of interest in the field of medicine or science. In some publications, such as "Nature" or "Science," the news reports are substantively written and herald medical and scientific data of vital or controversial importance.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. news

    "Do you hear the news?" A formula used in turning up the relief watch.

Editors Contribution

  1. NEWS

    Fresh stories and developments are new stories and developments. A collection of these is called 'news'.

    Submitted by rinat on July 9, 2019  

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  2. NEWS

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NEWS' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #680

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NEWS' in Written Corpus Frequency: #722

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NEWS' in Nouns Frequency: #282

Anagrams for NEWS »

  1. sewn, snew

  2. Sewn

How to pronounce NEWS?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say NEWS in sign language?

  1. news


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NEWS in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NEWS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of NEWS in a Sentence

  1. Jimmy Garoppolos:

    It was news to me.

  2. Proverb:

    No news is good news

  3. Sudhir:

    India's Breaking News

  4. White House:

    That news was news to me.

  5. Somboon Sompiangjai:

    I'm hoping for good news.

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