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.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
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, noveladjective
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, newadverb
"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
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This is a new low for anti-abortion extremists; 200,000 people a day count on Planned Parenthood's website for accurate health information, blocking people from accessing information on the full range of sexual and reproductive health -- including birth control, sexually transmitted infections, healthy relationships, parenting and preventive care -- only shows how far opponents of safe and legal abortion will go.
The New Year is what you make out of it... it does not come with goodies but with Hope to create Opportunities....
Every time someone introduces a new method of execution, they make the same argument: 'Trust me. It will be quick. It will be painless. It is the most humane alternative,' they have a political or commercial interest in the outcome. And they haven't done any real medical or scientific research to back up their claims. And in every instance, sooner or later, something they didn't anticipate goes wrong.
The intent of the new law is obviously to discourage teachers from having firearms to protect themselves and their students, Gottlieb said. But the law allows the school districts locally to make these decisions on their own. And maybe this new law will help convince school districts that they actually should make this decision on their own.
The fossil record is incomplete enough that if you’re in a new area or a new time, there’s a fair chance that the dinosaurs there are going to be distinct, Steven Jasinski said. For instance, scientists might discover a toe from a brand new species, but such subtle differences may be unrecognizable or impossible to prove. [ T ] hings that we call separate species today would be very, very hard to tell apart based on their skeleton( crow versus raven, for example).
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