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Meaning of news by Wiktionary Dictionary



    Plural of noun "new"


    • enPR: n( y )o͞oz, IPA: /n( j )uːz/, X-SAMPA: /n( j )u:z/
    • Homophone: gnus ( in some dialects )
    • Rhymes: -uːz


    news ( uncountable )

    1. New information of interest .
      Is there any news about the storm?
      That's news to me .
    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 .



    • sewn
    • snew

Explanation of news by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins

    2. the judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial
      he is no longer news in the fashion world
    3. a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary

    4. we watch the 7 o'clock news every night
    5. information about recent and important events

    6. they awaited news of the outcome
    7. informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone

    8. it was news to me
    9. information reported in a newspaper or news magazine

    10. the news of my death was greatly exaggerated

    Definition of news by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. 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.