- 1update something to make something more modern by adding new parts, etc. It's about time we updated our software.
- 2to give someone the most recent information about something; to add the most recent information to something synonym bring up to date update somebody (on something) I called the office to update them on the day's developments. update something Our records are regularly updated.
NAmE//ˈʌpdeɪt//, NAmE//ˌʌpˈdeɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they update
,he / she / it updates
,past simple updated
,-ing form updating