American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Information about recent events or happenings, especially as reported by newspapers, periodicals, radio, or television.
- n. A presentation of such information, as in a newspaper or on a newscast.
- n. New information of any kind: The requirement was news to him.
- n. Newsworthy material: "a public figure on a scale unimaginable in America; whatever he did was news” ( James Atlas).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A new or uncommon and more or less surprising thing; a new or unexpected event or occurrence.
- n. Recent, but not necessarily unexpected, intelligence of something that has lately taken place, or of something before unknown or imperfectly known; tidings.
- n. A newspaper.
- n. A messenger with news.
- n. Synonyms News, Intelligence, Tidings, Advices. News is the most general word, applying to real information which is or is not important, interesting, or expected; news meets especially the desire to know. Intelligence is also a general word, applying to news or information of an interesting character, enabling one to understand better the situation of things in the place from which intelligence comes: as, intelligence from the Sandwich Islands to the 1st ult.; intelligence of a mutiny. Tidings are awaited with anxiety. Advices are items of information sent for the benefit or pleasure of those receiving them. Thus, Philip II. expected no intelligence from the Armada for some days after it sailed; soon rumor brought him false news of a glorious victory gained over the English: his first reliable news of the defeat of the Armada came through advices; he received from time to time tidings of uniform disaster.
- To report; rumor: as, it was newsed abroad that the bank had failed.
- n. New information of interest.
- n. Reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A report of recent occurrences; information of something that has lately taken place, or of something before unknown; fresh tidings; recent intelligence.
- n. Something strange or newly happened.
- n. obsolete A bearer of news; a courier; a newspaper.
- n. information about recent and important events
- n. a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary
- n. information reported in a newspaper or news magazine
- n. informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone
- n. the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins
- From Middle English newes, newys ("new things"), equivalent to new (noun) + -s. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English newes, new things, tidings, pl. of newe, new thing, new; see new. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Then, I shall have news to tell, the _best of news_, I hope; and I won't need to keep anything back.”
“Then, journals were created merely to meet the demand, and news was given as it actually occurred; whereas, now, the competition has produced a change that any one can appreciate, when it is remembered to what a _competition in news_ must infallibly lead.”
“Email us with your suggestions at news@ whitehaven-news. co.uk”
“So I changed it to define ( 'PRINT_TO_SCREEN', false); and then placed it before require ( "header. php"); but when I try use echo $news [ 'post_text']; and others like from the instrction in the news. php file there is notthing been outputed. yet if I use somthing like this echo $m [ 'username']; execpt for the $comment.”
“And good news, bad news─ I don't know which it is more─ but on the Medicare side of that, not the commercial insurance side, generally speaking Republicans like Medicare advantage,”
“HPFacebookVoteV2. init (162659, 'Unearthed: The News Without the Chaff', 'This recurring blog series features a collection of recent news stories about threats to public health, our democracy and the planet which are ignored or underreported by the handful of corporate mainstream media conglomerates, TV pundits, and radio shock jocks who\'ve turned the \ "news\" into little more than an entertainment and product placement opportunity and let down the American public.”
“In the world of journalism, the term "news release" is equivalent to "press release" -- the patent itself equates the two in the opening description.”
“I think the only news is that he has decided to look only at firedoglake, that is, the news is all news about how he was wrong about the daily Kos.”
“Analysis: The main news is that they held on to Jay Bouwmeester, who will help their playoff push.”
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