update Definition

  • 1to make something more modern or up to date
  • 2the act of bringing something up to date
  • 3the latest information about something

Using update: Examples

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

  • Example

    I need to update my wardrobe.

  • Example

    The company is updating its software.

  • Example

    Can you give me an update on the project?

  • Example

    She sent me an update on her travel plans.

  • Example

    I'll keep you updated on any changes.

update Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for update

Phrases with update

  • to give someone the latest information about something


    Can you update me on the status of the project?

  • update your skills

    to learn new skills or improve existing ones to keep up with changes in technology or industry standards


    It's important to update your skills regularly to stay competitive in the job market.

  • to post a message or share information about yourself on a social media platform


    I'm going to update my status to let everyone know I'm on vacation.


Summary: update in Brief

To 'update' [ʌpˈdeɪt] means to make something more modern or current. It can refer to bringing something up to date or providing the latest information about something. Examples include updating software or one's wardrobe. Phrases include 'update someone on something,' 'update your skills,' and 'update your status.'

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