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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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Antonyms for new

raddled, middle, cliched, dateless, old, olden, Dampened, deadened, derivative, trite, traditional, Experient, demode, primeval, antique, forgotten, historical, knackered, beat up, musty, archaic, yellowed, obsolete, pristine, timeworn, moribund, drained, experienced, accomplished, thumbed, auld, unoriginal, mangey, Old World, stone age, masterful, seedy, hand down, grungy, scoured, prescriptive, proficient, dispirited, medieval, demoralized, qualified, cliche, past, oldfangled, demoded, hoary, crude, old-time, immemorial, competent, professed, tatterdemalion, tumbledown, aged, dilapidated, senile, hackney, mangy, battered, classical, complete, primal, timeless, low, ace, scrubby, capable, gray, early, wont, permanent, discarded, hack, primitive, rusty, outworn, imitative, superannuated, expert, elderly, suitable, warmed-over, adept, time-honored, soiled, retro, late, precedented, disused, primary, second hand, weary, cobwebby, weatherworn, Habituated, quaint, master, sleazy, scruffy, run down, practiced, patriarchal, same, tired, stale, attrited, long ago, flea-bitten, versed, commonplace, ageless, masterly, shabby, anachronistic, able, creaky, unmodernized, prehistoric, given, vintage, derelict, clapped out, emasculated, first, age-old, dirty, good, compleat, well-worn, banal, outmoded, miserable, equal, historic, vermiculate, established, tried, out-of-date, Familiar, dumpy, mossy, skilled, fusty, tried and true, retrograde, ancient, weather-beaten, hand-me-down, enervated, stereotyped, waterworn, sunset, old-timey, Noachian, yellow, hackneyed, shopworn, exhausted, eroded, kaput, venerable, veteran, neolithic, neglected, antediluvian, spoiled, frayed, consummate, fossilized, enervate, antiquated, unmanned, customary, aboriginal, original, disheartened, old fashioned, shopsoiled, worn-out, tattered, fit, longtime, eared, obligatory, worm-eaten, used, primordial, secondhand, outdated, worn, lasting, decrepit, skillful, woebegone, accustomed, great, virtuoso, dated, weathered, identical, dog-eared, bombed-out, bygone, educated, remote, tatty, weakened, crackerjack, threadbare, ratty, down-at-the-heels, Mothy, played out, ragged, autochthonic, passe, raggedy, conventional, prime, old school, former, moth-eaten, patched, wormy, later.

Quotes of new

  1. The thing I remember about New York was how little I felt. I arrived with one small bag and $15. – Desi Arnaz
  2. Are you tired of sand being kicked in your face? I promise you new muscles in days! – Charles Atlas
  3. The academic area of new music or modern music festivals is not something which attracts me at all. – Gavin Bryars
  4. The Epistles in the New Testament have all of them a particular reference to the condition and usages of the Christian world at the time they were written. – Joseph Butler
  5. And the most unusual and surrealistic place in New York City is Central Park. – Christo
  6. I saw Ronnie Hawkins play near my hometown, Port Dover, Ontario, and I saw him play there on New Year's Eve and the following spring I booked myself to be his opening act on maybe five shows, and he hired me after the first night. – Rick Danko
  7. In the middle 1940s... I heard everyone live. Painting, the theater; everything was happening. It was an exciting time when New York was the place to be. – Bill Dixon
  8. I really would rather have gone to New York, since all my training had been in theater, but I didn't have the guts to go there alone. I knew only one person in New York, and that was a man. What I needed was a woman. That's the way Southern girls thought. – Louise Fletcher
  9. Well, I think he's right to notice that there is a difference in attitudes and even in the broadest sense of world view between Eastern Europe and Western Europe. Which is old and which is new is an interesting question, and I almost think that maybe he's got it backwards. – Robert Kagan
  10. That was the big effect Lord of the Rings had on me. It was discovering New Zealand. And even more precious were the people- not at all like the Australians. – Ian Mckellen
  11. New England is the home of all that is good and noble with all her sternness and uncompromising opinions. – Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
  12. Playing with decks, for me, has always been about trying new things. I make it a point to keep trying different things, keep pushing it a little bit at a time. – Eric San
  13. Every historian discloses a new horizon. – George Sand
  14. The new Congress needs to move quickly to strengthen the Army and Marines- not to send more troops to Iraq- but to rebuild our capacity to meet national security threats globally. – Mark Udall
  15. We will see that our new attitude toward liquor has been given to us without any thought or effort on our part. It just comes! That is the miracle of it. – William Griffith Wilson

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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