Lately or freshly made, invented, produced, grown, or in any way or by any means come into being or use; novel; recent; having existed a short time only: opposed to old, and used of things: as, a new coat; a new book; a new fashion; a new idea; new wine; new cheese; new potatoes.Lately introduced to knowledge; not before known; recently discovered: as, a new metal; a new species of animals or plants.Appearing in a changed character or condition, or in a changed aspect of opinion, feeling, or health, resulting from the influence of a change in the dominant idea, principle, or habit; changed from the former state, physical, mental, moral, or spiritual, of the same person.[In the following extract used substantively:Not habituated; unfamiliar; unaccustomed: as, he is new to his surroundings; a statement new to me.Other than the former or the old; different ; not the same as before: as, a new horse.Freshly emerged from any condition or the effects of any event.Not previously well known; not belonging to a well-known family, or not long known to history: as, new people.Not used before, or recently brought into use; not second-hand: as, a new copy of a book; new furniture.Recently begun; starting afresh: as, a new moon.Retaining original freshness; unimpaired.Not the old; distinguished from the old while named after it: used specifically in place-names: as, New York; New London; New Guinea.Modern; in present use: as, New High German; New Latin; New Greek.Synonyms New, Novel, Modern, Fresh, Recent, Late. In this connection new is opposed to old; novel to familiar; modern to ancient, medieval, antiquated, old-fashioned; fresh to stale; recent and late to early. New is the general word; that which is novel is unexpected, strange, striking, often in new form, but also pleasing: as, a novel combination of old ideas; that which is modern and fresh exists at the time referred tu; that which is recent or late is separated from the time of action by only a short interval: as, the late ministry, a recent arrival, recent times.Newly; lately; recently.Anew.[New is much used adverbially in composition: as, in new- born, new -droppedj new -made, new -grown, new -formed, new -found.)]To make new; renew.To renew itself; become new.