Definitions for: News

[n] the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins; "the judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial"; "he is no longer news in the fashion world"
[n] a program devoted to news; "we watch the 7 o'clock news every night"
[n] new information about specific and timely events; "they awaited news of the outcome"
[n] new information of any kind; "it was news to me"
[n] information reported in a newspaper or news magazine; "the news of my death was greatly exaggerated"

Webster (1913) Definition: News, n [From New; cf. F. nounelles. News ?s plural in
form, but is commonly used with a singular verb.]
1. A report of recent occurences; information of something
that has lately taken place, or of something before
unknown; fresh tindings; recent intelligence.

Evil news rides post, while good news baits.

2. Something strange or newly happened.

It is no news for the weak and poor to be a prey to
the strong and rich. --L'Estrange.

3. A bearer of news; a courier; a newspaper. [Obs.]

There cometh a news thither with his horse. --Pepys.

Synonyms: intelligence, news program, news show, newsworthiness, tidings, word

See Also: account, broadcast, business news, coverage, good word, info, information, interest, interestingness, news report, newscast, program, programme, report, reportage, reporting, stop press, story, update, write up

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