1. bring to the latest state of technology or supply with the latest data

    Type Of : modify
    Examples :
    • tonight, I will update my operating system
    • we updated the database with the most recent figures
  2. bring up to date; supply with recent information

    Type Of : inform
  3. information or data that updates

    Type Of : information, info
    Examples :
    • do you have the latest software update?
    • I just heard the update on the unemployment figures
  4. modernize or bring up to date

    Type Of : modify
    Examples :
    • We updated the kitchen in the old house
  5. the act of bringing someone or something up to date

    Type Of : activity
    Examples :
    • the server update ran overnight
    • the local news station broadcast a special weather update


  1. stir up (water) so as to form ripples

    Synonyms : cockle, riffle, ripple, ruffle
    Type Of : flux, flow
  2. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

    Synonyms : flap, roll, wave
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • The curtains undulated
  3. occur in soft rounded shapes

    Synonyms : roll
  4. increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves

    Type Of : change
    Examples :
    • The singer's voice undulated
  5. having a wavy margin and rippled surface


  1. the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

    Synonyms : vocalization
    Type Of : auditory communication


  1. in a messy, untidy manner

    Synonyms : messily


  1. lacking dignity

    Antonyms : dignified


  1. continuing in time or space without interruption

    Synonyms : continuous
    Examples :
    • moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks
  2. having undisturbed continuity

    Examples :
    • a convalescent needs uninterrupted sleep


  1. lacking in sympathy and kindness

    Synonyms : unkindly
  2. (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings

    Synonyms : unappealing, unlikable, unlikeable
    Antonyms : sympathetic
    Examples :
    • all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic
  3. not agreeing with your tastes or expectations

    Synonyms : disagreeable
    Examples :
    • a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him
  4. not having an open mind

    Synonyms : closed
  5. not sympathetic or disposed toward

    Antonyms : sympathetic
    Examples :
    • unsympathetic officialdom
    • people unsympathetic to the revolution
    • his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic


  1. corresponding exactly

    Type Of : agreement, accord
    Examples :
    • marching in unison
  2. (music) two or more sounds or tones at the same pitch or in octaves

    Type Of : sound
    Examples :
    • singing in unison
  3. occurring together or simultaneously

    Type Of : concurrence, conjunction, coincidence, co-occurrence
    Examples :
    • the two spoke in unison


  1. become one

    Synonyms : merge, unite
    Antonyms : disunify
    Type Of : integrate
  2. join or combine

    Synonyms : merge, unite
    Type Of : modify, alter, change
  3. to bring or combine together or with something else

    Synonyms : amalgamate, commix, mingle, mix
    Type Of : alter, modify, change
  4. bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation

    Synonyms : unite
    Type Of : alter, modify, change
  5. act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief

    Synonyms : unite
    Type Of : fall in, join, get together


  1. marked by disregard for critical standards or procedures

    Synonyms : noncritical
    Antonyms : critical
    Examples :
    • news sources reflected uncritical estimates of the number of juvenile addicts
  2. not critical; not tending to find or call attention to errors

    Antonyms : critical
    Examples :
    • a devoted and almost uncritical admirer