WOTW: update

| - Tim Lake |

triplo word of the week - update


Update” is a verb and a noun with the same meaning. Let’s find out and have a look at some examples.


The verb “update” means to make something more modern or up to date.


+ I want to update you on the latest sales figures.

+ The computer OS was updated to the latest version.

+ She updated me on all her news.

+ It is time to update your wardrobe. You are so out of fashion!

+ We have got to update our equipment to remain competitive.

+ I will update the website with the latest information.


The adjective form “updated” is often used too.


+ An updated list of club members.


The meaning of the noun “update” comes from the verb and means the act of updating someone or something, or an updated version of something.


+ I`ll give you an update on the campaign tomorrow.

+ There are software updates available for your computer.

+ He is demanding daily updates on our progress.

+ Everything is running better since we made the updates.

+ The latest update provides a host of new features.


The pronunciation is / ʌpˈdeɪt /.


This word is in the New General Service List, a list of the 3,000 most common words in English communication. You can get the full list on our website by clicking here.


この単語は、英語で最もよく使われる3,000の単語のリストであるNew General Service Listからのものです。完全なリストはこちらから。



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