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Definitions of new

  1. ( of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; " baby carrots"; " new potatoes"; " young corn"
  2. 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"
  3. of a kind not seen before; " the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well- known theorem"
  4. ( linguistics) used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; " Modern English"; " New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
  5. unaffected by use or exposure; " it looks like new"
  6. ( often followed by ` to') unfamiliar; " new experiences"; " experiences new to him"; " errors of someone new to the job"
  7. having no previous example or precedent or parallel; " a time of unexampled prosperity"
  8. ( linguistics) in use after Medieval times; " New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"
  9. 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"
  10. 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"
  11. other than the former one( s); different; " they now have a new leaders"; " my new car is four years old but has only 15, 000 miles on it"; " ready to take a new direction"
  12. of a new ( often outrageous) kind or fashion
  13. ( of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; " new potatoes"; " young corn"
  14. used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; " Modern English"; " New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
  15. in use after Medieval times; " New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"
  16. 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.
  17. Not before seen or known, although existing before; lately manifested; recently discovered; as, a new metal; a new planet; new scenes.
  18. Newly beginning or recurring; starting anew; now commencing; different from has been; as, a new year; a new course or direction.
  19. 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.
  20. Not of ancient extraction, or of a family of ancient descent; not previously kniwn or famous.
  21. Not habituated; not familiar; unaccustomed.
  22. Fresh from anything; newly come.
  23. Newly; recently.
  24. To make new; to renew.
  25. Recent in origin; modern; novel; lately made, produced, invented, or discovered; recently entered upon; as, new methods; not previously used; beginning afresh; as, a new start; fresh.
  26. Newly.
  27. Newness.
  28. Lately made: having happened lately: recent: not before seen or Known: strange: recently commenced: not of an ancient family: modern: as at first: unaccustomed: fresh from anything: uncultivated or recently cultivated.
  29. Recent; strange; modern; fresh.
  30. Lately made, discovered, or brought into use; renewed; different; another.
  31. Lately made, invented, produced, or come into being; recent in origin; not before known; recently discovered; modern; not habituated or accustomed; as at first; fresh; not of ancient extraction.
  32. Lately made, invented, or produced; fresh; not old; not before known; modern; of the present time; opposed to old; different from the former, as a new life; not of ancient family.
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Usage examples for new

  1. She felt that he had told her nothing new – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  2. Nothing new has happened, then? – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  3. Anyway, it's gone, and we'll have to get a new one. – The Turner Twins by Ralph Henry Barbour
  4. There came new days, zephyrous and sweet. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  5. But it's no new thing to him. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  6. I've something new to show you. – The Limit by Ada Leverson
  7. That's something new isn't it? – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  8. In his latter days he must work for a new master. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  9. Nothing new has come. – Black Rock by Ralph Connor
  10. The new Mr. Temple Barholm? – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  11. And how about New Year's Day? – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  12. She would be very much alone if her new brother were to leave her now. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  13. " Everything is new to me. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  14. Have you got a new place? – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  15. It was New Year's Day! – The Holiday Round by A. A. Milne
  16. Have you ever seen Lord Thryng- the new lord, I mean, ma'm? – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  17. It was something new – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  18. What is this new word? – The Red Symbol by John Ironside
  19. You see I am new to the business and to this. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  20. What's the name of the new woman? – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
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