update
Pronunciation
  • (noun) enPR: ŭp'dāt, IPA: /ˈʌp.deɪt/
  • (verb) enPR əp-dāt', IPA: /əpˈdeɪt/, /ˈʌp.deɪt/
Noun

update (plural updates)

  1. An advisement providing more up-to-date information than currently known.
    He gave me an update on the situation in New York.
  2. A change in information, a modification of existing or known data.
    I just made an update to the Wikipedia article on guerillas.
  3. An additional piece of information. An addition to existing information.
    I just made an update to my blog about my trip to Rome.
  4. A modification of something to a more recent, up-to-date version; (in software) a minor upgrade.
    Our database receives an update every morning at 3 AM.
    I have a couple of updates to install on your laptop.
  5. A version of something which is newer than other versions.
    You should try the update: it rocks.
Translations Translations Verb

update (updates, present participle updating; past and past participle updated)

  1. (transitive) To bring (a thing) up to date.
    I need to update my records to take account of the most recent transaction.
  2. (transitive) To bring (a person) up to date: to inform (a person) about recent developments.
    Update me on what happened while I was away.
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