Definition of News

1. Noun. Information about recent and important events. "They awaited news of the outcome"

Exact synonyms: Intelligence, Tidings, Word
Generic synonyms: Info, Information
Specialized synonyms: Good Word, Latest, Update

2. Noun. Information reported in a newspaper or news magazine. "The news of my death was greatly exaggerated"

3. Noun. A program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary. "We watch the 7 o'clock news every night"
Exact synonyms: News Program, News Show
Generic synonyms: Broadcast, Program, Programme
Specialized synonyms: Television News

4. Noun. Informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone. "It was news to me"
Generic synonyms: Info, Information
Derivative terms: Newsy

5. Noun. The quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins. "He is no longer news in the fashion world"
Exact synonyms: Newsworthiness
Generic synonyms: Interest, Interestingness
Derivative terms: Newsworthy

Definition of News

1. n A report of recent occurrences; information of something that has lately taken place, or of something before unknown; fresh tidings; recent intelligence.

Definition of News

1. Noun. New information of interest. ¹

2. Noun. Reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television. ¹

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Definition of News

1. a report of recent events [n]

Medical Definition of News

1. An announcement or statement of recent or current events of new data and matters of interest in the field of medicine or science. In some publications, such as "nature" or "science," the news reports are substantively written and herald medical and scientific data of vital or controversial importance to the populace. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of News

news (current term)
news agencies
news agency
news anchor
news anchors
news article
news bulletin
news channel
news conference
news correspondent
news crawl
news crawls
news desk
news event

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