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Adjective: new (newer,newest)  n(y)oo
  1. Original and of a kind not seen before
    - fresh, novel
  2. Lacking training or experience
    "the new men were eager to fight";
    - raw
  3. 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"
  4. Having no previous example, precedent or parallel
    "a time of new prosperity";
    - unexampled
  5. 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"
  6. (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
    "new potatoes";
    - young
  7. (often followed by 'to') unfamiliar
    "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"
  8. Unaffected by use or exposure
    "it looks like new"
Adverb: new  n(y)oo
  1. Very recently
    "grass new washed by the rain";
    - newly, freshly, fresh
Adjective: New
  1. (linguistics) used of a living language; being the current stage in its development
    "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew";
    - Modern
  2. (linguistics) in use after medieval times
    "New Egyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"

Sounds like: ne

Derived forms: newest, newer

See also: age, brand-new, bran-new, current, early, fresh, green [informal], hot, inexperienced, inexperient [non-standard], late, modern, newborn, newfangled, new-fangled, newfound, new-sprung, novel, original, other, parvenu, parvenue, radical, recent, red-hot, refreshing, revolutionary, rising, spic-and-span, spick-and-span, sunrise, unaccustomed to, unprecedented, untested, untried, unused, unweathered, virgin, young

Antonym: old, worn

Encyclopedia: New, Oxford