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[adv] 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"
[adj] (often followed by `to') unfamiliar; "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"
[adj] having no previous example or precedent or parallel; "a time of unexampled prosperity"
[adj] (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "baby carrots"; "new potatoes"; "young corn"
[adj] (linguistics) used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
[adj] (linguistics) in use after Medieval times; "New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"
[adj] lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"; "he was still wet behind the ears when he shipped as a hand on a merchant vessel"
[adj] 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"
[adj] of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
[adj] of a new (often outrageous) kind or fashion
[adj] unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new"

Antonyms

old

See Also...

current, immature, unworn

Misc. Definitions

\New\, a. [Compar. {Newer}; superl. {Newest}.] [OE. OE. newe, AS. niwe, neowe; akin to D. nieuw, OS. niwi, OHG. niuwi, G. neu, Icel. n?r, Dan. & Sw. ny, Goth. niujis, Lith. naujas, Russ. novuii, Ir. nua, nuadh, Gael. nuadh, W. newydd, Armor. nevez, L. novus, gr. ?, Skr. nava, and prob. to E. now. [root]26
3. See {Now}, and cf. {Announce}, {Innovate}, {Neophyte}, {Novel}.]
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. ``Your new wife.'' --Chaucer.
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. Steadfasty purposing to lead a new life. --Bk. of Com. Prayer. Men after long emaciating diets, fat, and almost new. --Bacon.
5. Not of ancient extraction, or of a family of ancient descent; not previously kniwn or famous. --Addison.
6. Not habituated; not familiar; unaccustomed. New to the plow, unpracticed in the trace. --Pope.
7. Fresh from anything; newly come. New from her sickness to that northern air. --Dryden. {New birth}. See under {Birth}. {New Church}, or {New Jerusalem Church}, the church holding the doctrines taught by Emanuel Swedenborg. See {Swedenborgian}. {New heart} (Theol.), a heart or character changed by the power of God, so as to be governed by new and holy motives. {New land}, land ckeared and cultivated for the first time. {New light}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Crappie}. {New moon}. (a) The moon in its first quarter, or when it first appears after being invisible. (b) The day when the new moon is first seen; the first day of the lunar month, which was a holy day among the Jews. --2 Kings iv. 2
3. {New Red Sandstone} (Geol.), an old name for the formation immediately above the coal measures or strata, now divided into the Permian and Trias. See {Sandstone}. {New style}. See {Style}. {New testament}. See under {Testament}. {New world}, the land of the Western Hemisphere; -- so called because not known to the inhabitants of the Eastern Hemisphere until recent times. Syn: Novel; recent; fresh; modern. See {Novel}.
\New\, adv. Newly; recently. --Chaucer. Note: New is much used in composition, adverbially, in the sense of newly, recently, to quality other words, as in new-born, new-formed, new-found, new-mown. {Of new}, anew. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
\New\, v. t. & i. To make new; to renew. [Obs.]

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