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verb up·date \ˌəp-ˈdāt\

Definition of update

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to bring up to date

Examples of update in a sentence

  1. I need to update my address book.

  2. update all the population figures

  3. She wants to update her wardrobe.

1941

First Known Use of update

1941


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noun up·date \ˈəp-ˌdāt\

Definition of update

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of updating

  2. 2 :  current information for updating something

  3. 3 :  an up-to-date version, account, or report

Examples of update in a sentence

  1. I haven't heard the latest weather update.

  2. You can download updates for free.

1965

First Known Use of update

1965


UPDATE Defined for English Language Learners

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verb up·date \ˌəp-ˈdāt\

Definition of update for English Language Learners

  • : to change (something) by including the most recent information

  • : to make (something) more modern

  • : to give (someone) the most recent information about something


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noun up·date \ˈəp-ˌdāt\

Definition of update for English Language Learners

  • : a report that includes the most recent information about something

  • : a change or addition to computer software that includes the most recent information


UPDATE Defined for Kids

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verb up·date \ˌəp-ˈdāt\

Definition of update for Students

updated

updating

  1. 1 :  to give or include the latest information

  2. 2 :  to make more modern


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noun up·date \ˈəp-ˌdāt\

Definition of update for Students

  1. :  something that gives or includes the latest information



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