NEWS, n. [ From new; This word has a plural form, but is almost always united with a verb in the singular.]1. Recent account; fresh information of something that has lately taken place at a distance, or of something before unknown; tidings. We have news from Constantinople. News has just arrived. This news is favorable.Evil news rides fast, while good news baits.It is no news for the weak and poor to be a prey to the strong and rich.2. A newspaper.