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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
new (adjective)
1.
having recently come into existence - recent modern
2.
a) (1) having been seen, used, or known for a short time - novel rice was a new crop for the area
(2) - unfamiliar visit new places
b) being other than the former or old - a steady flow of new money
3.
having been in a relationship or condition but a short time - new to the job a new wife
4.
a) beginning as the resumption or repetition of a previous act or thing - a new day the new edition
b) made or become fresh - awoke a new person
c) relating to or being a new moon
5.
different from one of the same category that has existed previously - new realism
6.
of dissimilar origin and usually of superior quality - a new strain of hybrid corn
7.
capitalized - modern , especially having been in use after medieval times
new (adverb)
- newly recently usually used in combination
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
new (adjective)
1.
taking the place of one that came before
SYNONIMS:
makeshift, substitute, substitutive
RELATED WORDS:
alternate, alternative, pinch; different, other, separate; extra, spare; improvised, jury; another, second; utility; successive; equivalent
NEAR ANTONYMS:
first, former; equal, identical, same; lasting, permanent
original
new (adjective)
2.
not known or experienced before
SYNONIMS:
fresh, novel, original, strange, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedented
RELATED WORDS:
innovative, unique; nontraditional, unconventional, untried, unused, unworn; pathbreaking, pioneering, trailblazing
NEAR ANTONYMS:
conventional, established, traditional, tried, tried-and-true; derivative, imitative
familiar, hackneyed, old, time-honored, tired, warmed-over
new (adjective)
3.
recently made and never used before
SYNONIMS:
brand-new, spick-and-span ( spic-and-span), unused
RELATED WORDS:
clean, fresh, mint, pristine, unspoiled; untouched; newfangled, new-fashioned; natural, raw, unprocessed, untreated, unworked, virgin
NEAR ANTONYMS:
dirty, soiled, spoiled, stale; aged, beat-up, old, shabby, shopworn, well-handled, worn
hand-me-down, second hand, used
new (adjective)
4.
made or become fresh in spirits or vigor
SYNONIMS:
energized, freshened, invigorated, newborn, reanimated, reborn, recreated, reenergized, refreshed, regenerated, reinvigorated, renewed, resuscitated, revived
RELATED WORDS:
animated, enlivened, exhilarated, jazzed (up); resurrected; rested, untired, unwearied
NEAR ANTONYMS:
tired, weary; dampened, deadened; emasculated, unmanned; demoralized, disheartened, dispirited
drained, enervate, enervated, exhausted, knackered [], weakened
new (adjective)
5.
being or involving the latest methods, concepts, information, or styles
SYNONIMS:
contemporary, current, designer, hot, mod, modernistic, new, new age, newfangled, new-fashioned, present-day, red-hot, space-age, state-of-the-art, ultramodern, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute
RELATED WORDS:
fashionable, happening, in, modish, nouvelle, now, stylish; last, latest; modernized, updated; futuristic, high-tech ( hi-tech); latter-day, recent
NEAR ANTONYMS:
anachronistic; aged, age-old, ancient, antediluvian, hoary, old, venerable; bygone, former, late, olden, past; antique, historic, historical; retro, retrograde; kaput ( kaputt), obsolete, outmoded, outworn, unmodernized; old-world; discarded, disused, moth-eaten; forgotten, remote; ageless, dateless, timeless
antiquated, archaic, dated, fusty, musty, oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, out-of-date, passé
new (adverb)
not long ago
SYNONIMS:
freshly, just, late, lately, new, now, only, recently
RELATED WORDS:
latterly
NEAR ANTONYMS:
ago, before, earlier, early, erstwhile, formerly, previously; heretofore, hitherto
anciently
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