Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "update": 
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. news that updates your information;


VERB (3)

1. modernize or bring up to date;
- Example: "We updated the kitchen in the old house"

2. bring up to date; supply with recent information;

3. bring to the latest state of technology;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

update \up"date\ ([u^]p"d[=a]t`), n. 1. The event or process of updating (in either sense); the information provided in the process of updating; as, I gave the director the latest update on the project; the update took over an hour. [PJC] 2. The document or database which results from a process of updating; and updated document or database; as, they distributed the update over the internet. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

update \up"date\ ([u^]p"d[=a]t` or [u^]p*d[=a]t"), v. t. 1. To make corrections or to add new information to (a document) so as to include the most recent information; as, we update the sales database every night; the book was updated and sold as a new edition. Used often of computerized data bases and documents. [PJC] 2. To inform (a person) of the most recent information concerning a topic; as, I updated the director on the status of the project. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

update n 1: news that updates your information v 1: modernize or bring up to date; "We updated the kitchen in the old house" 2: bring up to date; supply with recent information 3: bring to the latest state of technology
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

20 Moby Thesaurus words for "update": antedate, backdate, be dated, bear date, date, date at, date-stamp, dateline, datemark, make a date, modernize, postdate, predate, refresh, refurbish, rejuvenate, renovate, restore, set the date, streamline