Definition of up to date in US English:

up to date


  • 1Incorporating the latest developments and trends.

    ‘a modern, up-to-date hospital’
    • ‘May I urge the inclusion of an up-to-date, modern youth facility in any new scheme.’
    • ‘They hope to draw in more bashful youngsters with modern features including up-to-date chart music and videos as well as animation.’
    • ‘Fashion is constantly evolving and you must be up-to-date with every emerging trend.’
    • ‘It's my fear of not being completely up-to-date with developments in contemporary popular music, at all times.’
    • ‘We are looking forward to enjoying our science class in a modern up-to-date Science Lab.’
    • ‘That way you'll only need to change your shirt and tie to keep your look fresh and up-to-date.’
    • ‘Now people want to be fashionable and up-to-date at all ages.’
    • ‘When we campaign, we must use the most up-to-date techniques.’
    • ‘Perhaps we should have a more modern, up-to-date version of that type of programme.’
    • ‘It is also important for every school to have up-to-date facilities in a modern building.’
    • ‘It is in sound financial health too, achieving surplus and allowing investment in up-to-date technology and resources.’
    • ‘Sometimes all you really need to make your wardrobe up-to-date is a cool accessory.’
    • ‘This makes it easier to remain up-to-date with all the contemporary songs that are being composed.’
    • ‘The Turkish Baths retain the splendour of the Victorian era while offering the most up-to-date and modern facilities.’
    • ‘Cheltenham is modern and up-to-date in many, many ways, but we have kept much of the heritage as well.’
    • ‘There has been so much change in recent years that companies should ensure they budget to keep up-to-date.’
    • ‘The training that allows a man or a woman to manage staff in an up-to-date, fair, sensitive fashion.’
    • ‘The institute's consultants will be able to advise companies on the most up-to-date practices and legal requirements.’
    • ‘At this time the hospital was renamed the No 16 Canadian General when it became one of the largest and most up-to-date in the world.’
    • ‘The fact that Edinburgh will now have a fully up-to-date museum complex is going to add considerably to its weight as a tourist destination.’
    modern, contemporary, the latest, up to the minute, recent, new, the newest, newfangled, new-fashioned, ultra-modern, fresh, current, prevalent, prevailing, present-day
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    1. 1.1 Incorporating or aware of the latest information.
      ‘the book will keep you up to date’
      • ‘We want to give them easy access to accurate, up-to-date information about crimes and this site does that.’
      • ‘Have you been kept up-to-date during your period of suspension with the various developments as they have occurred?’
      • ‘People develop, their tastes change, their need for clear correct and up-to-date information increases.’
      • ‘They will look for reliable, independent and up-to-date comparative information on the courses available.’
      • ‘The text is up-to-date and includes an analysis of current transfusion practices.’
      • ‘The professional has to keep up-to-date with new advancements through continued medical education.’
      • ‘To get this right, we must have access to accurate and up-to-date information from individuals and employers alike.’
      • ‘The present writer has been unable to locate more up-to-date comparable figures.’
      • ‘All applicants will be contacted in the near future with more up-to-date information.’
      • ‘Second, get up-to-date information before you head out into the mountains.’
      • ‘But how could they really know that our information was accurate and up-to-date?’
      • ‘All librarians know information from magazines is more up-to-date than information from books which become out of date in a year or so.’
      • ‘A number of words in frequent and current use have been incorporated making the list up-to-date.’
      • ‘They don't want to rely on the morning paper for their up-to-date information.’
      • ‘Most of us struggle to remain as up-to-date as we can with current medical literature.’
      • ‘It will be good to see Dr. Dawkins again, and to bring him up-to-date with my recent adventures.’
      • ‘We will still attend fires and every new firefighter will have the best modern up-to-date training.’
      • ‘Why should a celebrity and pop culture site be the best place to go for up-to-date current affairs news?’
      • ‘It is an incredible hassle keeping your machine up-to-date with the latest software patches and security fixes.’
      • ‘Both councils and the Government are criticised for not having enough up-to-date information on the state of school budgets.’
      informed about, conversant with, au fait with, up to speed on, in touch with, up with, au courant with, plugged into, familiar with, knowledgeable about, acquainted with, aware of
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up to date

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