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new

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of new

  1. 1 taking the place of one that came before after my bike was stolen, my scooter became my new mode of transportation Synonyms of new makeshift, substitute, substitutive Words Related to new alternate, alternative, pinch; different, other, separate; extra, spare; improvised, jury; another, second; utility; successive; equivalent Near Antonyms of new first, former; equal, identical, same; lasting, permanent Antonyms of new original

  2. 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 of new fresh, novel, original, strange, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedented Words Related to new innovative, unique; nontraditional, unconventional, untried, unused, unworn; pathbreaking, pioneering, trailblazing Near Antonyms of new conventional, established, traditional, tried, tried-and-true; derivative, imitative Antonyms of new familiar, hackneyed, old, time-honored, tired, warmed-over

  3. 3 recently made and never used before that unique scent that is the telltale sign of a new car Synonyms of new brand-new, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), unused Words Related to new clean, fresh, mint, pristine, unspoiled; untouched; newfangled, new-fashioned; natural, raw, unprocessed, untreated, unworked, virgin Near Antonyms of new dirty, soiled, spoiled, stale; aged, beat-up, old, shabby, shopworn, well-handled, worn Antonyms of new hand-me-down, second hand, used

  4. 4 made or become fresh in spirits or vigor a little rest made him a new man after the exhausting basketball game Synonyms of new energized, freshened, invigorated, newborn, reanimated, reborn, recreated, reenergized, refreshed, regenerated, reinvigorated, renewed, resuscitated, revived Words Related to new animated, enlivened, exhilarated, jazzed (up); resurrected; rested, untired, unwearied Near Antonyms of new tired, weary; dampened, deadened; emasculated, unmanned; demoralized, disheartened, dispirited Antonyms of new drained, enervate, enervated, exhausted, knackered [British], weakened

  5. 5 being or involving the latest methods, concepts, information, or styles new techniques in plastic surgery Synonyms of new 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-minuteWords Related to new fashionable, happening, in, modish, nouvelle, now, stylish; last, latest; modernized, updated; futuristic, high-tech (also hi-tech); latter-day, recentNear Antonyms of new 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 of new antiquated, archaic, dated, fusty, musty, oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, out-of-date, passé

Synonym Discussion of new

new, novel, original, fresh mean having recently come into existence or use. new may apply to what is freshly made and unused
    • new brick
or has not been known before
    • new designs
or not experienced before.
    • starts the new job
novel applies to what is not only new but strange or unprecedented.
    • a novel approach to the problem
original applies to what is the first of its kind to exist.
    • a man without one original idea
fresh applies to what has not lost its qualities of newness such as liveliness, energy, brightness.
    • a fresh start

new

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of new

  1. not long ago new-mown grass Synonyms of new freshly, just, late, lately, newly, now, only, recentlyWords Related to new latterlyNear Antonyms of new ago, before, earlier, early, erstwhile, formerly, previously; heretofore, hithertoAntonyms of new anciently



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