[nuz, nyooz]

news Definition

  • 1newly received or noteworthy information, especially about recent events
  • 2a broadcast or published report of news
  • 3information not previously known to someone

Using news: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "news" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I have some good news for you.

  • Example

    The news of the accident spread quickly.

  • Example

    I heard the news on the radio this morning.

  • Example

    She's always up-to-date with the latest news.

news Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for news

Antonyms for news

Idioms Using news

  • if you haven't heard any news, it's probably because everything is going well


    I haven't heard from my son in a while, but I guess no news is good news.

  • to do something that attracts a lot of attention from the media and the public


    The company made news when it announced its new product line.

  • currently being reported in the media


    The scandal has been in the news for weeks.

Phrases with news

  • false information that is spread, especially through social media, to influence political views or as a joke


    The spread of fake news has become a major concern in recent years.

  • news that is happening right now or has just happened


    We interrupt this program to bring you breaking news.

  • a brief announcement of an important news event that interrupts normal programming


    We have a news flash: the president has been shot.

Origins of news

from Middle English 'newes', meaning 'new things'


Summary: news in Brief

The term 'news' [nuz, nyooz] refers to newly received or noteworthy information, often about recent events. It can be broadcast or published, and includes information not previously known to someone. Examples include 'I have some good news for you,' and 'She's always up-to-date with the latest news.' 'News' extends into phrases like 'fake news,' and idioms like 'no news is good news,' implying that a lack of information is a positive sign.

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