update

[v. uhp-deyt, uhp-deyt; n. uhp-deyt]
verb (used with object), updated, updating.
1.
to bring (a book, figures, or the like) up to date, as by adding new information or making corrections: to update a science textbook.
2.
Computers. to incorporate new or more accurate information in (a database, program, procedure, etc.).
3.
to bring (a person, organization, etc.) up to date on a particular subject: The magazine article will update you on the international situation.
noun
4.
an act or instance of updating: to make an update in a financial ledger.
5.
information or data used in updating.
6.
an updated version, model, or the like.

Origin:
1940–45; up- + date1

updatable, adjective
updater, noun
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update
 
vb
1.  to bring up to date
 
n
2.  the act of updating or something that is updated
 
up'dateable
 
adj
 
up'dater
 
n

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Word Origin & History

update
1948, in ref. to information, 1952 in ref. to persons, from up + date (v.). The noun is attested from 1967.
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Example sentences
To update your login or account information, please visit your account homepage.
Please update when any information comes about regarding the other markings.
Update traditional place settings with a casual, colorful new take.
The update tweaks existing features and adds a few brand new ones.
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