Antonyms of adj new

11 senses of new

Sense 1
new (vs. old) -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")

old (vs. new) -- (of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money")
        => age-old, antique -- (belonging to or lasting from times long ago; "age-old customs"; "the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness")
        => antediluvian, antiquated, archaic -- (so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws")
        => antique -- (made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; "the beautiful antique French furniture")
        => auld -- (a Scottish word; "auld lang syne")
        => hand-me-down, hand-down -- (passed on from one person to another; "not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes")
        => hoary, rusty -- (ancient; "hoary jokes")
        => immemorial (postnominal) -- (long past; beyond the limits of memory or tradition or recorded history; "time immemorial")
        => long-ago -- (belonging to time long gone; "those long-ago dresses that swished along the floor")
        => longtime (prenominal) -- (of long duration; "a longtime friend")
        => patched -- (mended usually clumsily by covering a hole with a patch; "patched jeans")
        => secondhand, used -- (previously used or owned by another; "bought a secondhand (or used) car")
        => sunset -- (of a declining industry or technology; "sunset industries")
        => yellow, yellowed -- (changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment")

Sense 2
fresh, new, novel -- (original and of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem")

INDIRECT (VIA original) -> unoriginal -- (not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham)

Sense 3
raw, new -- (lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits")

INDIRECT (VIA inexperienced) -> experienced, experient -- (having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation)

Sense 4
new, unexampled -- (having no previous example or precedent or parallel; "a time of unexampled prosperity")

INDIRECT (VIA unprecedented) -> precedented -- (having or supported or justified by a precedent)

Sense 5
new (prenominal) -- (other than the former one(s); different; "they now have a new leaders"; "my new car is four years old but has only 15,000 miles on it"; "ready to take a new direction")

INDIRECT (VIA other) -> same -- (same in identity; "the same man I saw yesterday"; "never wore the same dress twice"; "this road is the same one we were on yesterday"; "on the same side of the street")

Sense 6
new (vs. worn) -- (unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new")

worn (vs. new) -- (affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket")
        => aged -- (at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable); "aged rocks")
        => attrited -- (worn by rubbing or friction)
        => battered -- (damaged especially by hard usage; "his battered old hat")
        => clapped out -- (worn from age or heavy use and no longer able to operate (of cars or machines or people))
        => creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone -- (worn and broken down by hard use; "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack")
        => dog-eared, eared -- (worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down; "a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down"-Clifton Fadiman; "an old book with dog-eared pages")
        => eroded, scoured -- (worn away as by water or ice or wind)
        => frayed -- (worn away or tattered along the edges; "frayed cuffs")
        => mangy, mangey -- (having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap; "a mangy carpet"; "a mangy old fur coat")
        => moth-eaten, mothy -- (worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths; "moth-eaten blankets")
        => played out -- (worn out; "a played out deck of cards")
        => ragged -- (being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn; "clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's"; "a ragged tramp")
        => raddled, worn-out -- (used until no longer useful; "battered trumpets and raddled radios"; "worn-out shoes with flapping soles")
        => moth-eaten, ratty, shabby, tatty -- (showing signs of wear and tear; "a ratty old overcoat"; "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains")
        => scruffy, seedy -- (shabby and untidy; "a surge of ragged scruffy children"; "he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain)
        => shopworn, shopsoiled -- (worn or faded from being on display in a store; "shopworn merchandise at half price")
        => tattered, tatterdemalion -- (worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing; "a man in a tattered shirt"; "the tattered flag"; "tied up in tattered brown paper"; "a tattered barefoot boy"; "a tatterdemalion prince")
        => threadbare -- (having the nap worn away so that the threads show through; "threadbare rugs")
        => thumbed -- ((of pages) worn or soiled by thumb and fingers by frequent handling or turning; "well-thumbed pages of the dictionary")
        => vermiculate, worm-eaten, wormy -- (infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms)
        => waterworn -- ((of rocks especially) worn smooth by the action of water)
        => weather-beaten, weatherworn, weathered -- (worn by exposure to the weather; "a house of weathered shingles")
        => well-worn -- (showing signs of much wear or use)

Sense 7
newfangled, new -- ((of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new; "newfangled ideas"; "she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them")

INDIRECT (VIA original) -> unoriginal -- (not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham)

Sense 8
New -- (in use after medieval times; "New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties")

INDIRECT (VIA middle, late) -> early -- (of an early stage in the development of a language or literature; "the Early Hebrew alphabetical script is that used mainly from the 11th to the 6th centuries B.C."; "Early Modern English is represented in documents printed from 1476 to 1700")
INDIRECT (VIA late, early) -> middle -- (of a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages; "Middle English is the English language from about 1100 to 1500"; "Middle Gaelic")

Sense 9
Modern, New -- (used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew")

INDIRECT (VIA middle, late) -> early -- (of an early stage in the development of a language or literature; "the Early Hebrew alphabetical script is that used mainly from the 11th to the 6th centuries B.C."; "Early Modern English is represented in documents printed from 1476 to 1700")
INDIRECT (VIA late, early) -> middle -- (of a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages; "Middle English is the English language from about 1100 to 1500"; "Middle Gaelic")

Sense 10
new, young -- ((of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn")

INDIRECT (VIA early) -> late, later -- (at or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child")

Sense 11
new -- (unfamiliar; "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job")

INDIRECT (VIA unaccustomed) -> accustomed -- ((often followed by `to') in the habit of or adapted to; "accustomed to doing her own work"; "I've grown accustomed to her face")

Similarity of adj new

11 senses of new

Sense 1
new (vs. old) -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")
       => brand-new, bran-new, spic-and-span, spick-and-span -- (conspicuously new; "shiny brand-new shoes"; "a spick-and-span novelty")
       => fresh -- ((of a cycle) beginning or occurring again; "a fresh start"; "fresh ideas")
       => hot, red-hot -- (newest or most recent; "news hot off the press"; "red-hot information")
       => newborn, new-sprung (prenominal) -- (having just or recently arisen or come into existence; "new nations"; "with newborn fears")
       => newfound -- (newly discovered; "his newfound aggressiveness"; "Hudson pointed his ship down the coast of the newfound sea")
       => novel, refreshing -- (pleasantly new or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort")
       => parvenu, parvenue -- (of or characteristic of a parvenu)
       => recent -- (new; "recent graduates"; "a recent addition to the house"; "recent buds on the apple trees")
       => revolutionary, radical -- (markedly new or introducing radical change; "a revolutionary discovery"; "radical political views")
       => rising -- (newly come into prominence; "a rising young politician")
       => sunrise (prenominal) -- (of an industry or technology; new and developing; "high-technology sunrise industries")
       => untested, untried -- (not yet proved or subjected to testing; "an untested drug"; "untested theory"; "an untried procedure")
       => unused -- (not yet put into use; "we bought an unused car for a change")
       => virgin -- (being used or worked for the first time; "virgin wool")
       => young -- (being in its early stage; "a young industry"; "the day is still young")
          Also See-> current#1; fresh#1; modern#1

Sense 2
fresh, new, novel -- (original and of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem")
       => original (vs. unoriginal) -- (being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind")

Sense 3
raw, new -- (lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits")
       => inexperienced (vs. experienced), inexperient -- (lacking practical experience or training)

Sense 4
new, unexampled -- (having no previous example or precedent or parallel; "a time of unexampled prosperity")
       => unprecedented (vs. precedented) -- (having no precedent; novel; "an unprecedented expansion in population and industry")

Sense 5
new (prenominal) -- (other than the former one(s); different; "they now have a new leaders"; "my new car is four years old but has only 15,000 miles on it"; "ready to take a new direction")
       => other (vs. same) -- (not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied; "today isn't any other day"- the White Queen; "the construction of highways and other public works"; "he asked for other employment"; "any other person would tell the truth"; "his other books are still in storage"; "then we looked at the other house"; "hearing was good in his other ear"; "the other sex"; "she lived on the other side of the street from me"; "went in the other direction")

Sense 6
new (vs. worn) -- (unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new")
       => unweathered -- (not worn by exposure to the weather; "chemical weathering was beginning to attack the unweathered bedrock")

Sense 7
newfangled, new -- ((of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new; "newfangled ideas"; "she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them")
       => original (vs. unoriginal) -- (being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind")

Sense 8
New -- (in use after medieval times; "New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties")
       => late (vs. early) (vs. middle) -- (of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek")

Sense 9
Modern, New -- (used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew")
       => late (vs. early) (vs. middle) -- (of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek")

Sense 10
new, young -- ((of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn")
       => early (vs. late) -- (being or occurring at an early stage of development; "in an early stage"; "early forms of life"; "early man"; "an early computer")

Sense 11
new -- (unfamiliar; "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job")
       => unaccustomed (vs. accustomed) -- (not habituated to; unfamiliar with; "unaccustomed to wearing suits")

Synonyms of adv new

1 sense of new

Sense 1
newly, freshly, fresh, new -- (very recently; "they are newly married"; "newly raised objections"; "a newly arranged hairdo"; "grass new washed by the rain"; "a freshly cleaned floor"; "we are fresh out of tomatoes")

2019, Cloud WordNet Browser