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3 letters words from 'new'


2 letters words from 'new'

EN 2EW 5
NE 2WE 5

All 3 letters words made out of new

new enw nwe wne ewn wen

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Definitions and meaning of new



From Middle English newe, from Old English nīewe, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *néwyos (new), from *néwos.

Compare also Old English (now). More at now. Doublet of nuevo and novuss.


  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /njuː/
  • (General American, Canada) IPA(key): /n(j)u/
  • (General Australian, General New Zealand) IPA(key): /njʉː/
  • Homophones: gnu, knew, nu
  • Rhymes: -uː


new (comparative newer, superlative newest)

  1. Recently made, or created.
  2. Additional; recently discovered.
  3. Current or later, as opposed to former.
  4. Used to distinguish something established more recently, named after something or some place previously existing.
  5. In original condition; pristine; not previously worn or used.
  6. Refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed.
  7. Newborn.
  8. Of recent origin; having taken place recently.
  9. Strange, unfamiliar or not previously known.
  10. Recently arrived or appeared.
  11. Inexperienced or unaccustomed at some task.
  12. (of a period of time) Next; about to begin or recently begun.


  • (recently made, created, or appeared): brand new, recent
  • (additional, recently discovered): recent
  • (current or later): current
  • (in original condition, pristine): brand new, brand spanking new, mint, pristine
  • (refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed): born-again, reformed, refreshed, reinvigorated, revived
  • (newborn): newborn, young
  • (of recent origin): fresh
  • (strange, unfamiliar): strange, unfamiliar
  • (recently arrived or appeared): novel, singular
  • (inexperienced, unaccustomed): brand new, green
  • See also Thesaurus:new


  • (recently made, created, or appeared): ancient, dated, old
  • (additional, recently discovered): dated, old
  • (current or later): former, old
  • (distinguishing something established more recently): old
  • (in original condition, pristine): old, used, worn
  • (refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed): old
  • (young): old
  • (of recent origin): original, previous
  • (strange, unfamiliar): familiar, old
  • (recently arrived or appeared): established
  • (inexperienced, unaccustomed): accustomed, experienced, expert


  • brand new

Derived terms


See new/translations § Adjective.


new (comparative more new, superlative most new)

  1. Newly (especially in composition).
    new-born, new-formed, new-found, new-mown
  2. As new; from scratch.
    They are scraping the site clean to build new.

Related terms

  • new-


new (usually uncountable, plural news)

  1. Things that are new.
    Out with the old, in with the new.
  2. (Australia) A kind of light beer.
  3. (Britain, naval slang) A naval cadet who has just embarked on training.
    • 1956, Naval Review (London) (volume 44, page 286)
      In the Britannia "news" were worms, to be trodden on []


new (third-person singular simple present news, present participle newing, simple past and past participle newed)

  1. (programming) Synonym of new up
  2. (obsolete) To make new; to recreate; to renew.

Derived terms

  • benew
  • new up
  • renew


  • new on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


  • Wen, wen



new (comparative newer, superlative am newesten or am newsten)

  1. Obsolete spelling of neu
    • 1552, Hans Gerle, Ein Newes sehr künstlichs Lautenbuch (printed in Nürnberg)
    • 1581, Ein new Kochbuch / Das ist Ein grundtliche beschreibung [] (printed in Frankfurt am Main)
    • 1629, Johann Deucer, Ein Newes, Schönes, sehr Nützliches Betbuch (printed in Leipzig)
    • 1653, Ein newes Lied: Welches bey der Römischen Königlichen Crönung Ferdinandi deß Vierten in Regenspürg den 18. Junij 1653 ist musiciert worden
    • 1706, Moritz Pfleyer, Gedeonische Wunder-Fakel auff ein newes entzündt in dem glorwürdigen heiligen Blut-Zeugen Christi Leontio




Borrowed from English new. Doublet of ニュー (nyū).


  • IPA(key): [ɲ̟ɯ̟ᵝː]


new(ニュー) • (nyū

  1. new

See also

  • (しん) (shin-)
  • (にい) (nī-)



From Proto-Algonquian *nye·wi (four).



  1. four



Related to Persian نه(noh).



  1. nine

  • of recent origin.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)