Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To bring up to date: update a textbook; update the files.
  • n. Information that updates something.
  • n. The act or an instance of bringing something up to date.
  • n. An updated version of something.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An advisement providing more up-to-date information than currently known.
  • n. A change in information, a modification of existing or known data.
  • n. An additional piece of information. An addition to existing information.
  • n. A modification of something to a more recent, up-to-date version; (in software) a minor upgrade.
  • n. A version of something which is newer than other versions.
  • v. To bring (a thing) up to date.
  • v. To bring (a person) up to date: to inform (a person) about recent developments.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. news that updates your information
  • v. bring to the latest state of technology
  • v. bring up to date; supply with recent information
  • v. modernize or bring up to date

Etymologies

From up- +‎ date. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The label update announced Tuesday is separate from a pending decision from the FDA commissioner about whether to strip the approval of Avastin for breast cancer.

    FDA: Avastin Could Affect Fertility in Women

  • In June 2011 AMAG announced a label update for its lead drug Feraheme.

  • The label update includes among other items a decrease in the observation time, from 60 minutes to 30 minutes, of patients administered with Feraheme for signs and symptoms of hypersensitivity.

  • They've also released a title update that fixes a number of bugs and exploits, which you can read about here .

    Ars Technica

  • Xbox Live Operations Blog attributes this to the title update and map pack releasing in the wrong order.

    RSSMicro Search - Top News on RSS Feeds

  • "Unfortunately, the Stimulus Package doesn't function correctly without the title update,"

    RSSMicro Search - Top News on RSS Feeds

  • The title update is required whether or not you choose to purchase the Stimulus Package.

    IGN Complete

  • According to Microsoft, the DLC was released ahead of the title update but the new content doesn't function properly without the title update.

    Overclockers Club news Feed

  • However, the title update/patch itself (without the issue) is needed for both platforms in order to fix some main game items, as well as enable functionality for Return to Ostagar, and future functionality that benefits upcoming DLC.

    Neoseeker News Feed

  • The issue we saw on 360, which was introduced with the title update, also exists on the PS3 patch that was planned to go out with the Return to Ostagar DLC for PS3 - it is a console agnostic issue.

    Neoseeker News Feed

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  • Heehee.

    December 5, 2009

  • Update.

    December 4, 2009

  • Oh, and list names do indeed appear on the comments page, but in their-hyphenated-forms.

    November 19, 2009

  • On this word's pages, taking this word and listing it produces a 404 page where the blue listing box should be. Other word pages seem to be fine...

    November 19, 2009

  • A bunch of limboed lists have been returned home, including all those reported by Whichbe and Prolagus. The comments section on Zeitgeist now includes those made on lists and profiles, and has a 'past comments' link at the top, which will let you page backwards through every comment ever left on Wordnik or Wordie. If you go back far enough you may find some of the Wordie comments are out of order with respect to the Wordnik ones; that will be fixed soon.

    The word pages now also show the comment count in parentheses next to the 'Comments' button. Arby, you can now shove words (though not in Safari, apparently--working on that). And about the Random button—what uselessness said :-)

    Some other tweaks and refinements were sprinkled around, and probably a few new bugs too. On deck for the next release: get tags working correctly, add more zeitgeist data, and fix a slew of bugs.

    Thanks for your patience with all this remodeling, and please let me know if you have any suggestions or questions, or just feel like ranting.

    xo

    November 19, 2009

  • Missed that.
    Can you bring me up to speed on it.

    January 31, 2008

  • "Note: Windows Update might require an update before you can install updates..."
    - the sparkling prose of Windows Vista.

    January 31, 2008