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Meaning of NEW

Pronunciation:  noo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  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"
  2. [adj]  (often followed by `to') unfamiliar; "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"
  3. [adj]  having no previous example or precedent or parallel; "a time of unexampled prosperity"
  4. [adj]  (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "baby carrots"; "new potatoes"; "young corn"
  5. [adj]  (linguistics) used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
  6. [adj]  (linguistics) in use after Medieval times; "New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"
  7. [adj]  lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"; "he was still wet behind the ears when he shipped as a hand on a merchant vessel"
  8. [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"
  9. [adj]  of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
  10. [adj]  of a new (often outrageous) kind or fashion
  11. [adj]  unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new"

NEW is a 3 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: baby, brand-new, bran-new, early, fresh, fresh, freshly, hot, inexperienced, late, Modern, new to(p), newborn, newfangled, newfound, newly, newly arisen, new-sprung(a), novel, original, parvenu, parvenue, radical, raw, recent, recently, red-hot, refreshing, revolutionary, rising, spic-and-span, spick-and-span, sunrise(a), unaccustomed, unexampled, unprecedented, untested, untried, unused, virgin, wet behind the ears(p), young
 Antonyms: old
 See Also: current, immature, unworn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \New\, a. [Compar. {Newer}; superl. {Newest}.] [OE. OE.
    newe, AS. niwe, neowe; akin to D. nieuw, OS. niwi, OHG.
    niuwi, G. neu, Icel. n?r, Dan. & Sw. ny, Goth. niujis, Lith.
    naujas, Russ. novuii, Ir. nua, nuadh, Gael. nuadh, W. newydd,
    Armor. nevez, L. novus, gr. ?, Skr. nava, and prob. to E.
    now. [root]263. See {Now}, and cf. {Announce}, {Innovate},
    {Neophyte}, {Novel}.]
    1. 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. ``Your new wife.'' --Chaucer.
    2. Not before seen or known, although existing before; lately
       manifested; recently discovered; as, a new metal; a new
       planet; new scenes.
    3. Newly beginning or recurring; starting anew; now
       commencing; different from has been; as, a new year; a new
       course or direction.
    4. 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.
             Steadfasty purposing to lead a new life. --Bk. of
                                                   Com. Prayer.
             Men after long emaciating diets, fat, and almost
             new.                                  --Bacon.
    5. Not of ancient extraction, or of a family of ancient
       descent; not previously kniwn or famous. --Addison.
    6. Not habituated; not familiar; unaccustomed.
             New to the plow, unpracticed in the trace. --Pope.
    7. Fresh from anything; newly come.
             New from her sickness to that northern air.
    {New birth}. See under {Birth}.
    {New Church}, or {New Jerusalem Church}, the church holding
       the doctrines taught by Emanuel Swedenborg. See
    {New heart} (Theol.), a heart or character changed by the
       power of God, so as to be governed by new and holy
    {New land}, land ckeared and cultivated for the first time.
    {New light}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Crappie}.
    {New moon}.
       (a) The moon in its first quarter, or when it first
           appears after being invisible.
       (b) The day when the new moon is first seen; the first day
           of the lunar month, which was a holy day among the
           Jews. --2 Kings iv. 23.
    {New Red Sandstone} (Geol.), an old name for the formation
       immediately above the coal measures or strata, now divided
       into the Permian and Trias. See {Sandstone}.
    {New style}. See {Style}.
    {New testament}. See under {Testament}.
    {New world}, the land of the Western Hemisphere; -- so called
       because not known to the inhabitants of the Eastern
       Hemisphere until recent times.
    Syn: Novel; recent; fresh; modern. See {Novel}.
  2. \New\, adv.
    Newly; recently. --Chaucer.
    Note: New is much used in composition, adverbially, in the
          sense of newly, recently, to quality other words, as in
          new-born, new-formed, new-found, new-mown.
    {Of new}, anew. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  3. \New\, v. t. & i.
    To make new; to renew. [Obs.]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a new house in your dream indicates that you are taking on a new identify and developing new strengths. You are trying to be more emotionally mature about things. Seeing new shoes in your dream, suggests that you are overconfident in your success. Alternatively you may be on a life path that is unfamiliar to you. Dreaming that you are at a new school means that you are feeling out of place in some situation. Generally speaking, to dream about new things and new places corresponds to what is new in your waking life. You may be trying to learn and analyze what you already know from past experiences.
Thesaurus Terms
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