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"
sunset, later(a), frayed, well-worn, flea-bitten, antique, clapped out, played out, shopworn, tattered, same, worn, scoured, thumbed, weathered, middle, derelict, immemorial(ip), hoary, weather-beaten, raddled, antediluvian, attrited, unoriginal, seedy, eroded, patched, precedented, ratty, mangy, secondhand, archaic, age-old, experienced, vermiculate, worm-eaten, hand-me-down, decrepit, moth-eaten, late, tatty, battered, longtime(a), mothy, wormy, run-down, accustomed, dog-eared, auld, early, rusty, used, old, weatherworn, tatterdemalion, threadbare, ragged, woebegone, scruffy, aged, hand-down, yellowed, yellow, shopsoiled, antiquated, long-ago, mangey, worn-out, creaky, waterworn, experient, eared, shabby
fresh, new, novel(adj)
original and of a kind not seen before
"the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
tonic, impertinent, wise, bracing, young, newfangled, refreshing, sassy, unused, novel, fresh, new(a), raw, unexampled, smart, reinvigorated, unfermented, sweet, saucy, clean, impudent, refreshed, invigorated, brisk, overbold, refreshful
experient, tatty, creaky, late, flea-bitten, wormy, mangy, middle, precedented, scruffy, tatterdemalion, mothy, unoriginal, tattered, scoured, shopworn, weatherworn, longtime(a), worn, early, antique, attrited, later(a), same, battered, hand-me-down, moth-eaten, antiquated, auld, yellow, hoary, worm-eaten, secondhand, hand-down, seedy, experienced, antediluvian, derelict, well-worn, run-down, threadbare, decrepit, used, eared, sunset, archaic, age-old, shabby, woebegone, immemorial(ip), old, accustomed, raddled, waterworn, eroded, aged, weather-beaten, clapped out, yellowed, dog-eared, ragged, long-ago, thumbed, rusty, patched, ratty, weathered, shopsoiled, worn-out, mangey, frayed, played out, vermiculate
lacking training or experience
"the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"
young, sensitive, cutting, crude, naked, fresh, bare-assed, novel, rude(a), naked as a jaybird, peeled, bare-ass, raw, unexampled, in the altogether, tender, stark naked, in the buff, unsanded, natural, new(a), raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak, newfangled
flea-bitten, shopworn, hoary, wormy, attrited, antiquated, longtime(a), same, shopsoiled, long-ago, aged, age-old, immemorial(ip), accustomed, weather-beaten, old, patched, played out, later(a), unoriginal, sunset, early, vermiculate, moth-eaten, antique, decrepit, clapped out, rusty, mothy, well-worn, weathered, frayed, yellowed, derelict, hand-me-down, waterworn, precedented, weatherworn, secondhand, worm-eaten, seedy, yellow, creaky, middle, experienced, threadbare, antediluvian, tatty, archaic, hand-down, tattered, eroded, run-down, ratty, shabby, mangey, ragged, tatterdemalion, battered, scruffy, worn-out, woebegone, mangy, thumbed, dog-eared, late, experient, auld, worn, eared, raddled, scoured, used
having no previous example or precedent or parallel
"a time of unexampled prosperity"
moth-eaten, long-ago, weatherworn, antediluvian, same, mothy, run-down, old, sunset, aged, creaky, ratty, vermiculate, early, hoary, played out, worn-out, mangey, secondhand, threadbare, worn, hand-down, yellowed, late, age-old, yellow, dog-eared, rusty, worm-eaten, scruffy, used, experient, antique, auld, mangy, decrepit, wormy, seedy, weathered, waterworn, archaic, weather-beaten, flea-bitten, thumbed, frayed, antiquated, ragged, tatty, woebegone, precedented, shopworn, patched, clapped out, hand-me-down, later(a), longtime(a), middle, tatterdemalion, tattered, unoriginal, well-worn, attrited, eroded, shopsoiled, scoured, immemorial(ip), experienced, accustomed, battered, derelict, raddled, eared, shabby
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"
mangy, later(a), vermiculate, unoriginal, thumbed, hand-me-down, eroded, shopsoiled, early, longtime(a), auld, worn, weatherworn, aged, moth-eaten, hand-down, weather-beaten, tattered, middle, scruffy, accustomed, run-down, weathered, precedented, scoured, experienced, ratty, shabby, experient, waterworn, immemorial(ip), antediluvian, old, age-old, same, rusty, decrepit, woebegone, tatty, flea-bitten, worm-eaten, patched, ragged, played out, dog-eared, archaic, yellow, sunset, secondhand, antique, clapped out, seedy, wormy, creaky, shopworn, used, tatterdemalion, attrited, antiquated, long-ago, raddled, eared, threadbare, frayed, late, yellowed, worn-out, hoary, well-worn, mothy, mangey, derelict, battered
unaffected by use or exposure
"it looks like new"
rusty, middle, eroded, mothy, unoriginal, derelict, yellow, precedented, ratty, worm-eaten, tatty, waterworn, wormy, weather-beaten, worn, scruffy, used, shopsoiled, later(a), decrepit, age-old, late, thumbed, clapped out, moth-eaten, well-worn, aged, experienced, tattered, hoary, antediluvian, shopworn, longtime(a), patched, scoured, early, accustomed, dog-eared, vermiculate, mangey, woebegone, eared, archaic, tatterdemalion, sunset, auld, weatherworn, attrited, experient, hand-me-down, threadbare, antique, secondhand, yellowed, immemorial(ip), shabby, ragged, seedy, frayed, hand-down, raddled, long-ago, run-down, same, old, weathered, played out, mangy, flea-bitten, creaky, battered, antiquated, worn-out
(of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new
"newfangled ideas"; "she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them"
vermiculate, ragged, middle, waterworn, eared, mangey, yellowed, hand-down, tatty, tatterdemalion, mangy, frayed, raddled, dog-eared, creaky, accustomed, age-old, attrited, thumbed, tattered, moth-eaten, long-ago, unoriginal, shabby, late, seedy, clapped out, eroded, aged, played out, derelict, weather-beaten, wormy, ratty, battered, shopsoiled, mothy, flea-bitten, run-down, precedented, same, antique, secondhand, rusty, auld, worn, scoured, used, antediluvian, woebegone, threadbare, experienced, decrepit, antiquated, later(a), immemorial(ip), early, weatherworn, yellow, well-worn, shopworn, worn-out, sunset, hand-me-down, experient, longtime(a), scruffy, old, hoary, weathered, patched, worm-eaten, archaic
in use after medieval times
"New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"
late, unoriginal, experienced, age-old, wormy, worm-eaten, decrepit, used, antique, raddled, shopsoiled, played out, moth-eaten, well-worn, worn, yellowed, patched, precedented, weatherworn, derelict, tatterdemalion, auld, same, dog-eared, middle, aged, waterworn, shopworn, attrited, worn-out, early, archaic, later(a), creaky, frayed, weathered, long-ago, immemorial(ip), hand-me-down, secondhand, hoary, antiquated, weather-beaten, tatty, flea-bitten, tattered, mangey, mangy, hand-down, old, sunset, accustomed, thumbed, mothy, antediluvian, yellow, experient, ratty, threadbare, scruffy, ragged, eared, woebegone, vermiculate, shabby, longtime(a), seedy, clapped out, scoured, eroded, rusty, battered, run-down
used of a living language; being the current stage in its development
"Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
decrepit, thumbed, antiquated, worm-eaten, waterworn, used, run-down, hand-me-down, tattered, yellow, later(a), threadbare, woebegone, derelict, rusty, mangey, experient, played out, clapped out, unoriginal, dog-eared, weathered, flea-bitten, ragged, worn-out, sunset, frayed, experienced, moth-eaten, same, early, precedented, raddled, shabby, longtime(a), creaky, antediluvian, seedy, middle, old, secondhand, age-old, tatty, ratty, shopsoiled, weather-beaten, vermiculate, mothy, archaic, hoary, late, hand-down, auld, tatterdemalion, antique, immemorial(ip), eared, attrited, shopworn, accustomed, aged, worn, scoured, patched, well-worn, yellowed, scruffy, long-ago, wormy, eroded, weatherworn, mangy, battered
(of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
"new potatoes"; "young corn"
old, long-ago, dog-eared, raddled, worm-eaten, waterworn, unoriginal, late, immemorial(ip), aged, yellowed, early, auld, eroded, experienced, creaky, flea-bitten, battered, yellow, middle, decrepit, shabby, frayed, weather-beaten, wormy, patched, shopsoiled, worn, scoured, moth-eaten, woebegone, archaic, precedented, vermiculate, longtime(a), accustomed, played out, scruffy, tatterdemalion, rusty, well-worn, ragged, sunset, worn-out, hand-down, mothy, weathered, tattered, run-down, hand-me-down, same, seedy, thumbed, antique, antediluvian, ratty, tatty, shopworn, weatherworn, experient, attrited, threadbare, eared, secondhand, used, antiquated, later(a), mangey, clapped out, age-old, mangy, hoary, derelict
"new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"
worn-out, middle, late, tattered, battered, vermiculate, archaic, experient, used, accustomed, hand-me-down, worm-eaten, creaky, thumbed, experienced, tatterdemalion, mangy, threadbare, mothy, early, unoriginal, same, run-down, played out, ragged, antique, patched, weather-beaten, raddled, mangey, later(a), antiquated, dog-eared, scoured, yellow, moth-eaten, weatherworn, tatty, yellowed, shopsoiled, aged, worn, shopworn, shabby, longtime(a), well-worn, weathered, rusty, eroded, scruffy, attrited, hoary, old, ratty, frayed, waterworn, auld, secondhand, hand-down, precedented, seedy, derelict, decrepit, wormy, eared, long-ago, clapped out, antediluvian, flea-bitten, immemorial(ip), age-old, sunset, woebegone
newly, freshly, fresh, new(adverb)
"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"
mangey, worn, age-old, middle, thumbed, battered, ratty, aged, moth-eaten, old, hand-me-down, unoriginal, later(a), yellow, same, tatty, weathered, creaky, shabby, scoured, dog-eared, flea-bitten, late, auld, hand-down, yellowed, worm-eaten, threadbare, rusty, ragged, raddled, antique, experienced, well-worn, woebegone, patched, wormy, used, attrited, sunset, early, weather-beaten, weatherworn, clapped out, precedented, waterworn, hoary, scruffy, antiquated, longtime(a), shopsoiled, derelict, archaic, tatterdemalion, eared, secondhand, shopworn, played out, decrepit, long-ago, run-down, seedy, experient, eroded, vermiculate, frayed, worn-out, accustomed, mothy, mangy, tattered, immemorial(ip), antediluvian
Recently arrived or appeared.
Inexperienced or unaccustomed at some task.
next; about to begin or recently begun
We expect to grow at 10% annually in the new decade.
In place names, a prefix added to the name of a newly established place, intended to convey that the newly established place will share some characteristic of an older place for which the new place is named.
Out with the old, in with the new.
Additional; recently discovered.
We turned up some new evidence from the old files.
Current or later, as opposed to former.
Used to distinguish something established more recently, named after something or some place previously existing.
New Bond Street is an extension of Bond Street.
In original condition; pristine; not previously worn or used.
Are you going to buy a new car or a second-hand one?
Refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed.
My sister has a new baby, and our mother is excited to finally have a grandchild.
Of recent origin; having taken place recently.
Strange, unfamiliar or not previously known.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
That which is new has lately come into existence, possession, or use; a new house is just built, or in a more general sense is one that has just come into the possession of the present owner or occupant. Modern denotes that which has begun to exist in the present age, and is still existing; recent denotes that which has come into existence within a comparatively brief period, and may or may not be existing still. Modern history pertains to any period since the middle ages; modern literature, modern architecture, etc., are not strikingly remote from the styles and types prevalent to-day. That which is late is somewhat removed from the present, but not far enough to be called old. That which is recent is not quite so sharply distinguished from the past as that which is new; recent publications range over a longer time than new books. That which is novel is either absolutely or relatively unprecedented in kind; a novel contrivance is one that has never before been known; a novel experience is one that has never before occurred to the same person; that which is new may be of a familiar or even of an ancient sort, as a new copy of an old book. Young and youthful are applied to that which has life; that which is young is possessed of a comparatively new existence as a living thing, possessing actual youth; that which is youthful manifests the attributes of youth. (Compare YOUTHFUL.) Fresh applies to that which has the characteristics of newness or youth, while capable of deterioration by lapse of time; that which is unworn, unspoiled, or unfaded; as, a fresh countenance, fresh eggs, fresh flowers. New is opposed to old, modern to ancient, recent to remote, young to old, aged, etc.
See synonyms for OLD.
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"are there any unopened cans around?" "yea, here's a new one."Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019
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Our leader has sent a New Year's card in return for Ban Ki-moon's New Year card.
Our president said today that the GOP will be known as the party of health care, but it seems to me he left out a word, based on his administrations latest move with the ACA, the president will make his party about removing health care. This president and his party have no plan to provide care to tens of millions if the ACA is gone. Why? Why? Why? Welcome to the new normal.
The common dogma of fundamentalists is fear of modern knowledge, inability to cope with the fast change in a scientific-technological society, and the real breakdown in apparent moral order in recent years.... That is why hate is the major fuel, fear is the cement of the movement, and superstitious ignorance is the best defence against the dangerous new knowledge. ... When you bring up arguments that cast serious doubts on their cherished beliefs you are not simply making a rhetorical point, you are threatening their whole Universe and their immortality. That provokes anger and quite frequently violence. ... Unfortunately you cannot reason with them and you even risk violence in confronting them. Their numbers will decline only when society stabilizes, and adapts to modernity.
My busiest day of the week is Sunday, so, in my line of work, I’m not an incredibly religious person. It was just an attempt to drum up some business for my new business.
I think they're solely devoted to deregulating, to repealing public health protections, not putting any new ones on, we have a hope that Congress will actually force Betsy Southerland to act and act quickly.
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