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Meaning of NEWS

Pronunciation:  nooz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  a program devoted to news; "we watch the 7 o'clock news every night"
  3. [n]  new information about specific and timely events; "they awaited news of the outcome"
  4. [n]  new information of any kind; "it was news to me"
  5. [n]  information reported in a newspaper or news magazine; "the news of my death was greatly exaggerated"

NEWS is a 4 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: intelligence, news program, news show, newsworthiness, tidings, word
 See Also: account, broadcast, business news, coverage, good word, info, information, interest, interestingness, news report, newscast, program, programme, report, reportage, reporting, stop press, story, update, write up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\News\, n [From New; cf. F. nounelles. News ?s plural in
form, but is commonly used with a singular verb.]
1. A report of recent occurences; information of something
   that has lately taken place, or of something before
   unknown; fresh tindings; recent intelligence.

         Evil news rides post, while good news baits.

2. Something strange or newly happened.

         It is no news for the weak and poor to be a prey to
         the strong and rich.                  --L'Estrange.

3. A bearer of news; a courier; a newspaper. [Obs.]

         There cometh a news thither with his horse. --Pepys.

Computing Dictionary
  1. /nee'wis/, /n[y]oo'is/ or /n[y]ooz/ network extensible window system.

    Many hackers insist on the two-syllable pronunciations above as a way of distinguishing NeWS from news (the netnews software).

    [jargon file]

  2. See netnews.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Hearing good news in your dream means that you will be fortunate in your endeavors and will have many harmonious companions. The contrary is true if you dream of hearing bad news.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: account, advice, announcement, bulletin, communication, communique, daily, daily newspaper, dirt, dispatch, dope, expose, extra, extra edition, gazette, gossip, hearsay, info, information, intelligence, lowdown, low-down, message, national newspaper, neighborhood newspaper, newscast, newspaper, newspaper of record, paper, poop, press release, rag, report, rumor, scandal, scoop, scuttlebutt, sheet, special, special edition, statement, story, tabloid, talk, tattle, tidings, weekly, weekly newspaper, word