English adjective: new
|1.||new not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered|
|Samples||A new law.|
A new comet.
A new friend.
A new year.
The New World.
|Similar||bran-new, brand-new, fresh, hot, new-sprung, newborn, newfound, novel, parvenu, parvenue, radical, recent, red-hot, refreshing, revolutionary, rising, spic-and-span, spick-and-span, sunrise, untested, untried, unused, virgin, young|
|See also||current, fresh, modern|
|2.||new original and of a kind not seen before|
|Samples||The computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem.|
|3.||new lacking training or experience|
|Samples||The new men were eager to fight.|
|4.||new having no previous example or precedent or parallel|
|Samples||A time of unexampled prosperity.|
|5.||new other than the former one(s); different|
|Samples||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.
|6.||new unaffected by use or exposure|
|Samples||It looks like new.|
|7.||new (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new|
She buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them.
|8.||New in use after medieval times|
|Samples||New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties.|
|9.||New used of a living language; being the current stage in its development|
New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew.
|10.||new (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity|
Experiences new to him.
Errors of someone new to the job.
English adverb: new
|1.||new very recently|
|Samples||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||fresh, freshly, newly|