Synonyms of new


1. new (vs. old), brand-new, bran-new, spic-and-span, spick-and-span, fresh, hot, red-hot, newborn, new-sprung(prenominal), newfound, novel, refreshing, parvenu, parvenue, recent, revolutionary, radical, rising, sunrise(prenominal), untested, untried, unused, virgin, young, current, fresh, modern

usage: 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"

2. fresh, new, novel, original (vs. unoriginal)

usage: original and of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"

3. raw, new, inexperienced (vs. experienced), inexperient

usage: lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"

4. new, unexampled, unprecedented (vs. precedented)

usage: having no previous example or precedent or parallel; "a time of unexampled prosperity"

5. new(prenominal), other (vs. same)

usage: 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. new (vs. worn), unweathered

usage: unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new"

7. newfangled, new, original (vs. unoriginal)

usage: (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new; "newfangled ideas"; "she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them"

8. New, late (vs. early) (vs. middle)

usage: in use after medieval times; "New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"

9. Modern, New, late (vs. early) (vs. middle)

usage: used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"

10. new, young, early (vs. late)

usage: (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn"

11. new, unaccustomed (vs. accustomed)

usage: unfamiliar; "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"


1. newly, freshly, fresh, new

usage: very recently; "they are newly married"; "newly raised objections"; "a newly arranged hairdo"; "grass new washed by the rain"; "a freshly cleaned floor"; "we are fresh out of tomatoes"

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Definition and meaning of new (Dictionary)