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How to Pronounce elder?

Correct pronunciation for the word "elder" is [ˈɛldə], [ˈɛldə], [ˈɛ_l_d_ə].

Definition of elder

  1. One who is older; an ancestor; one who, on account of his age and experience, is selected for office; one who held office in the early Christian Church; in the Presbyterian Church, a member of what, in connection with a congregation, is called the kirk-session, which is presided over by the minister, and superintends and administers the order and discipline of the Church; the player who leads.
  2. Older; having lived a longer time; prior in origin; preceding in the date.
  3. A genus of shrubs and small trees; a small tree with a spongy pith, bearing dark purple berries.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Elder?

  • The personal forms of the verb "elder" in the present tense, also known as the simple present, are as follows:

  • - I elder

  • - You elder

  • - He/she/it elders

  • - We elder

  • - You elder

  • - They elder
  • What is the past tense of Elder?

  • The personal forms of the verb "elder" in the past tense are as follows:

  • - I eldered

  • - You eldered

  • - He eldered

  • - She eldered

  • - It eldered

  • - We eldered

  • - They eldered
  • What is the adverb for elder?

    The adverb form of the word "elder" is "elderly".

    What is the adjective for elder?

    The adjective form of the word "elder" is "elderly".

    Usage over time for elder:

    This graph shows how "elder" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of elder?

    The plural of the "elder" can be the "elders".

    What is the singular form of elder?

    The singular of the "elder" can be the "elder".

    Synonyms for Elder:

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