—v.t. 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.
—n. 1. an act or instance of updating: to make an update in a financial ledger. 2. information or data used in updating.
3. an updated version, model, or the like.