Synonyms of new in English:

new


See definition of new

adjective

1‘Roger used new techniques of measuring and recording growth’

SYNONYMS

recently developed, newly discovered, brand new, up to the minute, up to date, latest, current, state-of-the-art, contemporary, present-day, advanced, recent, modern

newly arrived, newborn

ANTONYMS

old, existing

2‘the committee is generally tolerant of new ideas’

SYNONYMS

novel, fresh, original, unhackneyed, imaginative, creative, experimental, new-fashioned, contemporary, modernist, up to date

newfangled, modish, ultra-modern, avant-garde, futuristic

informal way out, far out

ANTONYMS

old-fashioned, stale, hackneyed

3‘you have to decide whether to buy your boat new or second-hand’

SYNONYMS

unused, brand new, as new, pristine, fresh, mint, in mint condition

ANTONYMS

second-hand, used

4‘new neighbours had recently moved in’

SYNONYMS

different, another, alternative, changed, unfamiliar, unknown, strange, unaccustomed, untried

ANTONYMS

present

5‘the school has just had a new classroom built’

SYNONYMS

additional, added, extra, increased, more, supplementary, supplemental, further, another, fresh

ANTONYMS

existing

6‘I went into hospital feeling very poorly and came out a new woman’

SYNONYMS

reinvigorated, restored, revived, improved, refreshed, regenerated, reborn, renewed, remodelled


Phrases

    breathe new life into

      ‘their visionary clients have successfully breathed new life into old, but steadfast structures’

      SYNONYMS

      reinvigorate, revitalize, re-energize, brace, fortify, strengthen, give new strength to, give a boost to, build up, bolster, prop up, help, renew, regenerate, restore, revive, revivify, rejuvenate, reanimate, resuscitate, refresh, reawaken, rekindle, enliven, stimulate, put some spark into, kick-start, uplift

      informal

      give a shot in the arm to, pep up, buck up, get going again