Meaning of UPDATE in English


I. update | ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb

Etymology: up (I) + date

: to bring up to date

the last four chapters read like filler designed to round out, update , and lengthen a longish article — Carlos Baker

the motel is like the roadside inn of old, updated and lavished with glamour — C.L.Biemiller

• up·dat·er “+ə(r) noun

II. up·date ˈəpˌdāt noun

( -s )

Etymology: update , verb

1. : the act or an instance of updating

2. : current information for updating something

navigational update for a spacecraft computer

3. : an up-to-date version, account, or report

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