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parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: uhp deIt
definition: new and more recent information about a particular thing, or a change in something that is made with the aim of improving it.
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 1: to add more recent information to, or make changes in for the purpose of improving.
The online store constantly updates its website.The movie listings are updated each week.The software has been updated recently.
definition 2: to provide (someone) with new or current information; bring up to date.
The local radio station will update us on the storm's progress.
derivation: updater (n.)