Definition of New

  • (superl.) 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.
  • (superl.) Not before seen or known, although existing before; lately manifested; recently discovered; as, a new metal; a new planet; new scenes.
  • (superl.) Newly beginning or recurring; starting anew; now commencing; different from has been; as, a new year; a new course or direction.
  • (superl.) 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.
  • (superl.) Not of ancient extraction, or of a family of ancient descent; not previously kniwn or famous.
  • (superl.) Not habituated; not familiar; unaccustomed.
  • (superl.) Fresh from anything; newly come.
  • (adv.) Newly; recently.
  • (v. t. & i.) To make new; to renew.

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