New vs Edit - What's the difference?

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As an interjection new

is mew, meow, miaow.

As a noun edit is

an edict, type of legislative and/or judicial proclamation, originally emanating from a roman magistrate.



(wikipedia new)


  • Recently made, or created.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author=(Timothy Garton Ash)
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Where Dr Pangloss meets Machiavelli , passage=Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. Some call it geoeconomics, but it's geopolitics too. The current power play consists of an extraordinary range of countries simultaneously sitting down to negotiate big free trade and investment agreements.}}
  • Additional; recently discovered.
  • Current or later, as opposed to former.
  • Used to distinguish something established more recently, named after something or some place previously existing.
  • In original condition; pristine; not previously worn or used.
  • Refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed.
  • Young.
  • Of recent origin; having taken place recently.
  • Strange, unfamiliar or not previously known.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-06, volume=408, issue=8843, page=68, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The rise of smart beta , passage=Investors face a quandary. Cash offers a return of virtually zero in many developed countries; government-bond yields may have risen in recent weeks but they are still unattractive. Equities have suffered two big bear markets since 2000 and are wobbling again. It is hardly surprising that pension funds, insurers and endowments are searching for new sources of return.}}
  • Recently arrived or appeared.
  • *
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage='Twas early June, the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in the yard—peonies and such—in full bloom, the sun was shining, and the water of the bay was blue, with light green streaks where the shoal showed.}}
  • Inexperienced or unaccustomed at some task.
  • (of a period of time) Next; about to begin or recently begun.
  • Synonyms

    * brand new, recent * recent * (current or later) current * brand new, brand spanking new, mint, pristine * born-again, reformed, refreshed, reinvigorated, revived * (young) young, newborn * (of recent origin) fresh * strange, unfamiliar * (recently arrived or appeared) novel, singular * brand new, green * See also


    * ancient, dated, old * dated, old * (current or later) former, old * (distinguishing something established more recently) old * old, used, worn * old * (young) old * (of recent origin) original, previous * familiar, old * (recently arrived or appeared) established * accustomed, experienced, expert


    (en adverb)
  • Newly (especially in composition).
  • new'''-born, '''new'''-formed, '''new'''-found, '''new -mown
  • As new; from scratch.
  • ''They are scraping the site clean to build new .


  • Things that are new.
  • Out with the old, in with the new .
  • (Australia) A kind of light beer.
  • See news.
  • Derived terms

    * anew * brand new * new- * newbie * newco * newie * newish * newling * newly * newlywed * newness * news, news- * Newspeak * renew * New Age * new broom * new chum * new-laid * new moon * new potato * New Testament * new town * new wave * New World * New Year * (New Amsterdam) * (New Australia) * New Brunswick * Newcastle * New Delhi * New England * Newfoundland * New Guinea * New Hampshire * New Holland * New Jersey * (Newmarket) * New Mexico * New Orleans * New South Wales * New York * New Zealand * what else is new * what's new


    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To make new; to renew.
  • Statistics





    (en noun)
  • A change to the text of a document.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To change a text, or a document.
  • I want to edit this sentence.
    Wikipedia is an interactive encyclopedia which allows anybody to edit and improve articles.
  • To be the editor of a publication.
  • He edits the Bee.


    * retouch, fix up, alter


    * diet * tide * tied ----