What does newly mean?

Definitions for newly
ˈnu li, ˈnyu-new·ly

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word newly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. newly, freshly, fresh, newadverb

    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"


  1. newlyadverb

    In a new manner.

    She smelled the newly budding flowers.

  2. Etymology: From newly, newely, neweliche, from niwlice, equivalent to. Compare nieuwelijks,

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Newlyadverb

    Freshly; lately.

    Etymology: from new.

    Such is the power of that sweet passion,
    That it all sordid baseness doth repel,
    And the refined mind doth newly fashion
    Into a fairer form. Edmund Spenser, Hymn on Love.

    Her breath indeed those hands have newly stopp'd. Sha.

    They newly learned by the king’s example, that attainders do not interrupt the conveying of title to the crown. Francis Bacon.

    Her lips were red, and one was thin,
    Compar’d to that was next her chin;
    Some bee had stung it newly. John Suckling.

    Then rubb'd it o'er with newly gather'd mint. Dryd.


  1. newly

    Newly refers to something that has recently come into existence, been formed or started. It's an adverb that describes an action that has been undertaken or an status that has been achieved not long ago, or is newly completed or done.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Newlyadverb

    lately; recently

  2. Newlyadverb

    anew; afresh; freshly

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'newly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3497

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'newly' in Adverbs Frequency: #256

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of newly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of newly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of newly in a Sentence

  1. Enbridge Inc -LRB- ENB.TO -RRB-:

    Under the newly changed FERC tax policy, holding certain interstate pipelines in MLP structures is highly unfavorable to unitholders and is no longer advantageous.

  2. Corbett Grainger:

    We found that, on average, newly sited monitors are placed in relatively clean areas.

  3. Oscar Chacòn:

    That is why we have taken the steps to legally challenge what we view as not only a morally reprehensible action, but what we believe is also illegal, we want to do everything we can to prevent more abuses against newly arrived immigrants, especially asylum seekers who deserve support, protection and to be recognized for the incredible contributions they make to the U.S., as well as their loved ones in their home countries.

  4. Paul Dergarabedian:

    It faces challenges including mixed reviews and fans of the original questioning the need for this newly re-imagined telling, but it's looking like the allure of the film, particularly for kids, will be incredibly strong, any negative reviews that may influence parents will likely be offset by their children who are absolutely going to be a strong influence on their parent's decision to head to the multi-plex.

  5. Ake Lernmark:

    For the first time it will allow the researchers to look, to study, the mechanisms that trigger this disease because in the past we didn't know when to look. So if you take a newly diagnosed child and you ask the question what happened to that child a month before diagnosis, or one year before diagnosis - we already missed the point and the point is that we have to look for the trigger during the first years of life, not in conjunction with the diagnosis of diabetes - it's too late.

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