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Definitions of age

  1. To grow, or seem to grow, old. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To grow old; to make old. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To make, grow, or seem to grow old. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To cause to grow old; to impart the characteristics of age to; as, grief ages us. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To grow aged; to become old; to show marks of age; as, he grew fat as he aged. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To grow old:-pr.p. aging; pa.p. aged. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Forming collective nouns; as, baggage, leafage. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Forming nouns of condition, office, service, or other relation or connection; as, drayage, pilgrimage. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a historic period; "we live in a litigious age" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a time in life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. an era of history having some distinctive feature; "we live in a litigious age" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. The whole duration of a being, whether animal, vegetable, or other kind; lifetime. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. That part of the duration of a being or a thing which is between its beginning and any given time; as, what is the present age of a man, or of the earth? Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The latter part of life; an advanced period of life; seniority; state of being old. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. One of the stages of life; as, the age of infancy, of youth, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Mature age; especially, the time of life at which one attains full personal rights and capacities; as, to come of age; he (or she) is of age. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. The time of life at which some particular power or capacity is understood to become vested; as, the age of consent; the age of discretion. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A particular period of time in history, as distinguished from others; as, the golden age, the age of Pericles. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A great period in the history of the Earth. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A century; the period of one hundred years. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. The people who live at a particular period; hence, a generation. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A long time. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. In poker, the right belonging to the player to the left of the dealer to pass the first round in betting, and then to come in last or stay out; also, the player holding this position; the eldest hand. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. A particular period of time in life or in history; the length of time already lived; time. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. The ordinary length of human life: the time during which a person or thing has lived or existed: mature years: legal maturity (at 21 years): a period of time: a generation of men: a century. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. Period of life; period of time; generation; decline of life; legal maturity; a century. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. Period of life or existence; length of life already passed. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. The decline of life; the state of being old. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Legal majority; maturity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. An era; generation; century. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. The period of time during which a person or thing exists or has existed; extreme verge of a long life; old people; time of life; maturity; majority; a historical period, or epoch; a generation; a century; a long time; a division of time. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. A period of time; the whole life of man, or any particular part of it; a particular period of time. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for age

  1. He has now lived well beyond the age of seventy and still has a pulse always above ninety. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  2. And at his age – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
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