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Definition of "update" []

  • To bring up to date: update a textbook; update the files. (verb-transitive)
  • Information that updates something. (noun)
  • The act or an instance of bringing something up to date. (noun)
  • An updated version of something. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "update" in a sentence
  • "The label update announced Tuesday is separate from a pending decision from the FDA commissioner about whether to strip the approval of Avastin for breast cancer."
  • "In June 2011 AMAG announced a label update for its lead drug Feraheme."
  • "The label update includes among other items a decrease in the observation time, from 60 minutes to 30 minutes, of patients administered with Feraheme for signs and symptoms of hypersensitivity."