Adjective "new" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/njuː/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Produced, introduced, or discovered recently or now for the first time; not existing before.
  1. 'new crop varieties'
  2. 'a fascinating mix of the old and the new'
  3. 'We must be vigilant to ensure that weeds do not become noxious as a result of any new crop variety.'
  4. 'For both business and economy travellers we will be introducing a range of new features.'
  5. 'Finding the key to making this foam would be like discovering a new planet.'
  6. 'You introduce your new album with a skit where a rock musician tries to alter your music.'
  7. 'Nor is the First Minister seeking to introduce new laws on the expression of extreme views.'
  8. 'Hope lies in discovering a new test to screen for the disease.'
  9. 'The building society discovered its new sideline when it decided to upgrade its system two years ago.'
  10. 'Decades later he discovered a new species of theropod and named it Gojirasaurus.'
  11. 'They make it possible to introduce millions of new numbers over the coming years.'
  12. 'The company is also introducing new innovations to members to retain their loyalty.'
  13. 'She has opted for used books because there is not that much difference to new ones.'
  14. 'The poor old thing was purchased new, and now has a rather worn binding and some book tape holding it together.'
  15. 'a new baby'
  16. 'Get other family members to help write the family tree, complete with your new addition.'
  17. 'Just imagine what inept superpowers Ben and Jennifer's new baby girl must have.'
  18. 'For his part, Sebastien Balleux said he has a lot of catching up to do with a new baby coming soon.'
  19. 'This day, however, she chose to draw a picture of her new baby brother.'
  20. 'Felix loves his new baby brother and just wants to cuddle him and coo over him, as we do.'
  21. 'A thousand questions are washed away in a trickle of tears and soon they have a new baby boy.'
  22. 'Wipe the new potatoes, cut them in half lengthways then drop them into a mixing bowl.'
  23. 'Serve immediately with lots of fresh bread to mop up the spicy juices, or with new potatoes.'
  24. 'There was just sufficient new potatoes and salad to make this a very satisfying dish.'
  25. 'So much more interesting to eat with fish than over-priced new potatoes from who knows where.'
  26. 'Serve with buttered, boiled new potatoes, using the remainder of the mint as a garnish for the lamb.'
  27. 'Cadmar ladled up the fish he had boiled with new onions and cress, and so we ate.'
  28. 'The flavour is fresh, rather like that of new potatoes, and the texture delicate.'
  29. 'Scrape it onto your plate and use it to smother a dish of new potatoes - mountain food at its best.'
Already existing but seen, experienced, or acquired recently or now for the first time.
  1. 'a new sensation'
  2. 'To experience new emotions, good and bad, we have to climb the mountains, and swim the ocean.'
  3. 'In fact, to eat durions, is a new sensation worth a voyage to the East to experience.'
  4. 'We're not talking about a couple of new sofas and some fresh carpet in the corridor.'
  5. 'So I got out my Windows CDs and just decided to do a fresh install on the new drive and forget I had the old one.'
  6. 'a way of living that was new to me'
  7. 'After the election, the new people in charge were new to the project and the project was new to them.'
  8. 'Learning a new language is acquainting oneself with a culture that is new to you.'
  9. 'If you have trouble downloading it please let me know, since this is new to me.'
  10. 'Everything is new to me again right now, and I have to concentrate on having a good season with Aberdeen.'
  11. 'All the anecdotes were new to us, the creaking chair-bound jokes fresh as this morning's lox.'
  12. 'Tim's blog is new to me and is probably new to you, but the man knows how to fisk.'
  13. 'Because, as well as the build-up being all new and a cup final being new to most of the players, so too was a cup final defeat.'
  14. 'He noticed that I had taken to this amazing drink, totally new to me, schnapps.'
  15. 'If the name is new to you, this would be a great introduction to a major talent.'
  16. 'Fielding the complaints of disgruntled fans is nothing new to Liverpool coach Rafa Benitez.'
  17. 'There will, as usual, be a few at Celtic Park who are new to the experience.'
  18. 'It was a notable win for the girls who are very much new to the football scene.'
  19. 'I'm probably too new at legal academia to have a very good answer to this question, but I thought I would give it a try.'
  20. 'Neither team nor driver is new to this sport, and both have had to overcome reputations as brash newcomers.'
  21. 'Over half the elected councillors are new to the county council and can lead a fresh start.'
  22. 'Check out local adult education courses for photography courses if you're completely new to it.'
  23. 'So I'm quite new at it, I'm still naïve and eager, which is why I'm in the publicity role.'
  24. 'They were new at this and would surely get it together eventually.'
  25. 'He was quite new at being a father, but found it came surprisingly easily.'
  26. 'But clearly we are both brand new to it so we are looking at it with a fresh pair of eyes.'
  27. 'I have a new assistant'
  28. 'Children would also be allowed to take toys away with them when they make a fresh start in a new home.'
  29. 'This should be closely monitored to see if the new lights make any difference.'
  30. 'The fundamental thing that nobody tells you is just how different this new job is from your old one.'
  31. 'On all previous form, the new appointee will not be any of those canvassed in the press.'
  32. 'So what I am trying to do is to slowly shift myself to new, different territory.'
  33. 'Only later, in different times and new hands, does it transcend its bad faith.'
  34. 'That is until a new shop assistant starts, with more on her mind than angora.'
  35. 'The company now plans to relaunch itself with a new image and a different name.'
  36. 'As he is a purchase of the previous management team the new manager has no emotional ties to him.'
  37. 'She returned to a new home in a different district where she believed the risks would be lower.'
  38. 'looking for new business'
  39. 'We had four customers at first but Dad hired a canvasser who went out and got new business.'
  40. 'Mr Grant said the town was already being proactive in attracting new business.'
  41. 'This was clearly not how the chairlady expected things to run with a new addition to their numbers.'
  42. 'They took pay cuts and worked Sundays for over two years just to keep clients happy and bring new business in.'
  43. 'Small businesses will simply have an additional new tax regime to those they already have to face.'
  44. 'The special new-year offer is open to both new and renewing subscribers until tomorrow.'
  45. 'Division two saw the usual suspects duelling it out with the addition of some new faces.'
  46. 'In addition, two other new JPs who live in the borough were sworn in to serve in neighbouring courts.'
  47. 'York's Ladies went back to the top of the North Eastern Indoor Bowls League at the expense of New Earswick.'
  48. 'It is not connected with the well-known New York-based agency Wilhelmina Models.'
  49. 'On the other hand, I thought Seinfeld was too New York-centric, so what do I know?'
  50. 'A New York-based movie producer has told Byrne he's thinking about making a film version.'
  51. 'Another eye catcher, who was to go on in the same vein, was New York-trained Grannum.'
  52. 'David Radler was often there; it was owned by his father, a New York-born restaurateur.'
  53. 'The group hope one day to get the chance to run through New York.'
Beginning anew and in a transformed way.
  1. 'the new South Africa'
  2. 'What is happening in Iraq and in Palestine is just the beginning of what America calls the new era.'
  3. 'So is it now time to sit back and watch the arrival of a new phase in the industry?'
  4. 'This was the beginning of a new era with the christening of the third ship to bear the name Perth.'
  5. 'Liberated to occupy the whole of the main gallery area, it is transformed by its new monumentality.'
  6. 'This week the U.S. and the world have begun to slowly adjust to life in this new era.'
  7. 'But now he hopes to open the doors to a whole new era for the team, which went bust in 1997.'
  8. 'They are likely to be released next year and will be given new lives and fresh identities.'
  9. 'You inspire others to make new beginnings, which have been put on hold for some time.'
  10. 'The President may not have laid out how he wants to reach this new era of liberty, but he made it clear he knows where he wants to go.'
  11. 'This marks the beginning of a new kind of diplomacy in which the best of heaven is being invoked.'
  12. 'At the end of the ten weeks I was a new person, corny as it may sound I felt re-born.'
  13. 'On the day Shesh packed his bags and kissed his mom goodbye, he felt like a whole new person.'
  14. 'the new architecture'
  15. 'Britain played a major role in helping to bring about the new modern world.'
  16. 'In Chester, that leads to a hard line to all of the duff new architecture which is being thrown up.'
  17. 'The attempts to build new and adventurous architecture in the islands is a positive one.'
  18. 'the New Bohemians'
  19. 'The new conservatives saw that the rhetoric of self-sacrifice had become meaningless to the generation born after the revolution.'

adverb

Newly; recently.
  1. 'he was enjoying his new-found freedom'
  2. 'This wine resounds with the aromas and flavors of herbs, gooseberries, fresh lime, green apple, and new-mown hay.'

Definitions

1. of recent origin, production, purchase, etc.; having but lately come or been brought into being: a new book.

2. of a kind now existing or appearing for the first time; novel: a new concept of the universe.

3. having but lately or but now come into knowledge: a new chemical element.

4. unfamiliar or strange (often followed by to): ideas new to us; to visit new lands.

5. having but lately come to a place, position, status, etc.: a reception for our new

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be new to markets."

"people can be new to games."

"people can be new to areas."

"people can be new to places."

"people can be new in areas."

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Origin

Old English nīwe, nēowe, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch nieuw and German neu, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit nava, Latin novus, and Greek neos ‘new’.

Phrase

a new one
what's new