Definition of 'new'
- 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"
- 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"
- having no previous example or precedent or parallel; "a time of unexampled prosperity"
- original and of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
Synonyms: fresh novel
- lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"
- (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new; "newfangled ideas"; "she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them"
- unfamiliar; "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"
- (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn"
- unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new"
- in use after medieval times; "New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"
- used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
- 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"
Synonyms: recently newly freshly fresh