update

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noun
1 the most recent information
ADJECTIVE
daily, monthly, weekly, etc.
frequent, periodic, regular
constant, continuous
the latest, recent

The 6 o'clock news provides the latest updates.

final
quick, short

Here's a quick update on the travel situation.

live

We'll have a live update on the storm's progress from the experts.

email, online
news, weather
business, stock (AmE), trading (BrE)
VERB + UPDATE
give (sb), offer, provide (sb with)

The report gives an update on the currency crisis.

issue
do
post, send

Employees post updates on their progress to a website.

publish
get, have, receive

I get regular updates by email.

read, write
UPDATE + NOUN
list

I added your name to my update list.

PREPOSITION
update on

an update on the political crisis

update to

We need an update to the mailing list.

2 new improvements to a computer program
ADJECTIVE
the latest
regular
automatic

In Windows you can set up automatic updates.

antivirus, security
critical
VERB + UPDATE
download, install

You have to download the update and save it to your hard drive.

issue, release

Google had to release an update for the toolbar.

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verb
ADVERB
constantly, continually, continuously
frequently, often
on a regular basis, periodically, regularly

The official site is updated on a regular basis.

annually, monthly, etc.
recently

They have just recently updated their server software.

fast, quickly
fully

The road map has been fully updated.

automatically

The program automatically updates your antivirus settings.

VERB + UPDATE
try to
need to
PREPOSITION
on

Could you update me on how the work is progressing?

to

Ensure that your site is updated to the latest version of the software.

with

The files are continuously updated with new information.

Update is used with these nouns as the object: ↑blacklist, ↑blog, ↑browser, ↑curriculum vitae, ↑database, ↑file, ↑forecast, ↑index, ↑link, ↑list, ↑log, ↑map, ↑page, ↑résumé, ↑record, ↑site, ↑skill, ↑software, ↑wardrobe, ↑website

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