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Definition 1: the act of bringing someone or something up to date - [noun denoting act]

Samples where update or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the server update ran overnight
  • the local news station broadcast a special weather update

(update is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

Definition 2: information or data that updates - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where update or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • do you have the latest software update?
  • I just heard the update on the unemployment figures

(update is a kind of ...) a message received and understood

Definition 3: modernize or bring up to date - [verb of change]

Samples where update or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We updated the kitchen in the old house

(update is a kind of ...) make less severe or harsh or extreme

"please modify this letter to make it more polite" "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"

Definition 4: bring to the latest state of technology or supply with the latest data - [verb of change]

Samples where update or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tonight, I will update my operating system
  • we updated the database with the most recent figures

(update is a kind of ...) make less severe or harsh or extreme

"please modify this letter to make it more polite" "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"

(update belongs to category ...) the activity of designing and constructing and programming computers

Definition 5: bring up to date; supply with recent information - [verb of communication]

(update is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

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