Definition and Meanings for new
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Part of Speech of new
adjective, comparative, superlative, adverb, transitive verb
Etymology of new
Meaning of new
as adjective, comparative, superlative
- 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.
- not before seen or known, although existing before; lately manifested; recently discovered; as, a new metal; a new planet; new scenes.
- newly beginning or recurring; starting anew; now commencing; different from what has been; as, a new year; a new course or direction.
- 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.
- not of ancient extraction, or of a family of ancient descent; not previously known or famous.
- not habituated; not familiar; unaccustomed.
- fresh from anything; newly come.
- newly; recently.
as transitive verb
- to make new; to renew.