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Webster 1913 Edition


News

News

(nūz)
,
n
[From New; cf. F.
nounelles
.
News
is plural in form, but is commonly used with a singular verb.]
1.
A report of recent occurrences; information of something that has lately taken place, or of something before unknown; fresh tidings; recent intelligence.
Evil
news
rides post, while good
news
baits.
Milton.
2.
Something strange or newly happened.
It is no
news
for the weak and poor to be a prey to the strong and rich.
L’Estrange.
3.
A bearer of news; a courier; a newspaper.
[Obs.]
There cometh a
news
thither with his horse.
Pepys.

Webster 1828 Edition


News

NEWS

,
Noun.
[ From new; This word has a plural form, but is almost always united with a verb in the singular.]
1.
Recent account; fresh information of something that has lately taken place at a distance, or of something before unknown; tidings. We have news from Constantinople. News has just arrived. This news is favorable.
Evil news rides fast, while good news baits.
It is no news for the weak and poor to be a prey to the strong and rich.
2.
A newspaper.

Definition 2021


News

News

See also: news

German

Noun

News pl

  1. (latest) news
    Jeden Morgen lese ich die News.
    Every morning i read the news.

news

news

See also: News

English

Noun

news (uncountable)

  1. New information of interest.
    Is there any news about the storm?
    That was not much news in the press release.
  2. Reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television.
    Did you listen to the news tonight?
    The news is that Mr. Jones died yesterday from cancer.
  3. (computing, Internet) posts published on newsgroups

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Most common English words before 1923: provide · determined · month · #820: news · prepared · support · bit

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French

Noun

news m (plural news)

  1. news magazine or programme