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Definition of New


  1. 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.
  2. Not before seen or known, although existing before; lately manifested; recently discovered; as, a new metal; a new planet; new scenes.
  3. Newly beginning or recurring; starting anew; now commencing; different from has been; as, a new year; a new course or direction.
  4. 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.
  5. Not of ancient extraction, or of a family of ancient descent; not previously kniwn or famous.
  6. Not habituated; not familiar; unaccustomed.
  7. Fresh from anything; newly come.
  8. Newly; recently.
  9. To make new; to renew.
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New Translations

new in Afrikaans is nuut
new in Danish is ny
new in Dutch is nieuw, opkomend
new in Finnish is uusi
new in French is nouveau
new in German is neu
new in Italian is novizio
new in Latin is novus
new in Norwegian is ny
new in Portuguese is novo
new in Spanish is nuevo
new in Swedish is ny