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Noun

Singular
update

Plural
{{{1}}}

update ({{{1}}})
  1. An advisement providing more up-to-date information than currently known.
    He gave me an update on the situation in New York
  2. A change in information, a modification of existing or known data.
    I just made an update to the Wikipedia article on gorillas
  3. An additional piece of information. An addition to existing information.
    I just made an update to my blog about my trip to Rome
  4. A modification of something to a more recent, up-to-date version; (in software) a minor upgrade.
    Our database receives an update every morning at 3 AM
    I have a couple of updates to install on your laptop

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to update

Third person singular
updat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to update (third-person singular simple present updat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To bring (a thing) up to date.
    I need to update my records to take account of the most recent transaction.
  2. (transitive) To bring (a person) up to date: to inform (a person) about recent developments.
    Update me on what happened while I was away.

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