What does update mean?

Definitions for update
ˈʌpˌdeɪt; ˌʌpˈdeɪtup·date

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. update(verb)

    news that updates your information

  2. update(verb)

    modernize or bring up to date

    "We updated the kitchen in the old house"

  3. update(verb)

    bring up to date; supply with recent information

  4. update(verb)

    bring to the latest state of technology

Wiktionary

  1. update(Noun)

    An advisement providing more up-to-date information than currently known.

    He gave me an update on the situation in New York

  2. update(Noun)

    A change in information, a modification of existing or known data.

    I just made an update to the Wikipedia article on guerillas

  3. update(Noun)

    An additional piece of information. An addition to existing information.

    I just made an update to my blog about my trip to Rome

  4. update(Noun)

    A modification of something to a more recent, up-to-date version; (in software) a minor upgrade.

  5. update(Noun)

    A version of something which is newer than other versions.

    "You should try the update: it rocks."

  6. update(Verb)

    To bring (a thing) up to date.

    I need to update my records to take account of the most recent transaction.

  7. update(Verb)

    To bring (a person) up to date: to inform (a person) about recent developments.

    Update me on what happened while I was away.

Freebase

  1. Update

    An SQL UPDATE statement changes the data of one or more records in a table. Either all the rows can be updated, or a subset may be chosen using a condition. The UPDATE statement has the following form: For the UPDATE to be successful, the user must have data manipulation privileges on the table or column and the updated value must not conflict with all the applicable constraints. In some databases, such as PostgreSQL, when a FROM clause is present, what essentially happens is that the target table is joined to the tables mentioned in the fromlist, and each output row of the join represents an update operation for the target table. When using FROM, one should ensure that the join produces at most one output row for each row to be modified. In other words, a target row shouldn't join to more than one row from the other table. If it does, then only one of the join rows will be used to update the target row, but which one will be used is not readily predictable. Because of this indeterminacy, referencing other tables only within sub-selects is safer, though often harder to read and slower than using a join.

Editors Contribution

  1. update

    A communicated, intuitive or known change to data or information.

    They did receive a weekly update from their team leader who guided everyone with a calm, reliable and steady manner.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 20, 2020  
  2. update

    To provide just, honest and truthful data, information, proof or facts.

    They did update their wedding plans together and look forward with joyful anticipation.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 3, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'update' in Verbs Frequency: #769

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How to say update in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of update in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of update in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of update in a Sentence

  1. Greg Cribbs:

    Every hour we got an update until 10 p.m. When it got really bad for a few hours in the middle, the captain was too busy to give updates so we heard them from the cruise director, the captain had his hands full for a while there. Kudos to him for keeping us safe. Not easy to maneuver a boat in 150-mph winds!

  2. Mayor Luke Bornin:

    This morning, a Hartford Police Officer sustained severe stab wounds while in the line of duty, she is in critical condition and we will update the public later today. We ask the entire Hartford community to keep the officer in their thoughts and prayers.

  3. Monica Crowley:

    I am delighted that they have concluded that there was no research misconduct, as I have maintained all along, i was also happy to address any inadvertent and honest errors and update the work.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I've ordered The FBI to conduct a supplemental investigation to update Judge Kavanaugh's file. As the Senate has requested, this update must be limited in scope and completed in less than one week.

  5. Lily Jin:

    There's so much news, so much data, every 10 minutes there's an update, it's frightening, especially for people like us in a severely hit area, even if you're not ill you'll frighten yourself into getting sick.

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