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up·date

update

 
 
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: uhp deIt
definition: new or recent information in a particular area.
They listened to weather updates on the radio, hoping the storm would not pass through their town.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: uhp deIt [or] uhp deIt
inflections: updates, updating, updated
definition: to provide with new or current information; bring up to date.
The local radio station will update us on the storm's progress.
derivation: updater (n.)