Synonyms and Antonyms of new
1 taking the place of one that came before <after my bike was stolen, my scooter became my new mode of transportation> Synonyms makeshift, substitute, substitutive Related Words alternate, alternative, pinch; different, other, separate; extra, spare; improvised, jury; another, second; utility; successive; equivalent Near Antonyms first, former; equal, identical, same; lasting, permanent Antonyms original
2 not known or experienced before <Spanish was a new course of study for her> <the Americas were new lands for the European explorers> Synonyms fresh, novel, original, strange, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedented Related Words innovative, unique; nontraditional, unconventional, untried, unused, unworn; pathbreaking, pioneering, trailblazing Near Antonyms conventional, established, traditional, tried, tried-and-true; derivative, imitative Antonyms familiar, hackneyed, old, time-honored, tired, warmed-over
3 recently made and never used before <that unique scent that is the telltale sign of a new car> Synonyms brand-new, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), unused Related Words clean, fresh, mint, pristine, unspoiled; untouched; newfangled, new-fashioned; natural, raw, unprocessed, untreated, unworked, virgin Near Antonyms dirty, soiled, spoiled, stale; aged, beat-up, old, shabby, shopworn, well-handled, worn Antonyms hand-me-down, second hand, used
4 made or become fresh in spirits or vigor <a little rest made him a new man after the exhausting basketball game> Synonyms energized, freshened, invigorated, newborn, reanimated, reborn, recreated, reenergized, refreshed, regenerated, reinvigorated, renewed, resuscitated, revived Related Words animated, enlivened, exhilarated, jazzed (up); resurrected; rested, untired, unwearied Near Antonyms tired, weary; dampened, deadened; emasculated, unmanned; demoralized, disheartened, dispirited Antonyms drained, enervate, enervated, exhausted, knackered [British], weakened
5 being or involving the latest methods, concepts, information, or styles <new techniques in plastic surgery> Synonyms contemporary, current, designer, hot, mod, modernistic, modern, new age, newfangled, new-fashioned, present-day, red-hot, space-age, state-of-the-art, ultramodern, up-to-date, up-to-the-minuteRelated Words fashionable, happening, in, modish, nouvelle, now, stylish; last, latest; modernized, updated; futuristic, high-tech (also hi-tech); latter-day, recentNear Antonyms anachronistic; aged, age-old, ancient, antediluvian, hoary, old, venerable; bygone, former, late, olden, past; antique, historic, historical; retro, retrograde; kaput (also kaputt), obsolete, outmoded, outworn, unmodernized; old-world; discarded, disused, moth-eaten; forgotten, remote; ageless, dateless, timelessAntonyms antiquated, archaic, dated, fusty, musty, oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, out-of-date, passé
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