Meaning of UPDATE in English


I. up ‧ date 1 /ʌpˈdeɪt/ BrE AmE verb [transitive]

1 . to add the most recent information to something:

The files need updating.

2 . to make something more modern in the way it looks or operates:

plans to update manufacturing procedures

3 . spoken to tell someone the most recent information about a situation

update somebody on something

Can you update me on what’s been happening?

II. up ‧ date 2 /ˈʌpdeɪt/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

1 . the most recent news or information about something:

a news update

update on

The report provides a brief update on the progress of the project.

2 . a change or addition to a computer ↑ file so that it has the most recent information

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.