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. updateverb

    news that updates your information

  2. updateverb

    modernize or bring up to date

    "We updated the kitchen in the old house"

  3. updateverb

    bring up to date; supply with recent information

  4. updateverb

    bring to the latest state of technology

Wiktionary

  1. updatenoun

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

    He gave me an update on the situation in New York

  2. updatenoun

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

    I just made an update to the Wikipedia article on guerillas

  3. updatenoun

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

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

  4. updatenoun

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

  5. updatenoun

    A version of something which is newer than other versions.

    "You should try the update: it rocks."

  6. updateverb

    To bring (a thing) up to date.

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

  7. updateverb

    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  

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

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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. James Scott:

    Hacking a national election is simple. Exploit a vulnerability in the manufacturer's network, poison the tabulation software update with self-deleting malware and let the manufacturer send to their field reps and election consultants who update the election systems.

  2. Matt Comyn:

    We are making good progress with the renewal of the bank's executive team and I expect to provide an update on appointments to my leadership team in the coming weeks.

  3. Secretary Raffensperger:

    We are proactively taking additional steps to prevent any confusion come the day of the election, we are taking the unprecedented step to give certain individuals who have been identified as having moved and in need of updating their information additional time to vote or contact their county elections office to update their registration.

  4. Barack Obama:

    The notion that the same policies that we put in place in 1961 would somehow still be as effective as they are today, in the age of the Internet and Google and world travel, doesn't make sense, we have to continue to update our policies.

  5. Joseph Friedman:

    We need to update their understanding so that they know that pills are actually becoming the most dangerous thing.

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