Old having lived lengthy having lived virtually to or beyond the typical time allocated to that particular species of being as an aged man an aged pine
- higher level in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)
- having achieved a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
- at an enhanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable)
- of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final problem; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable)
- (used of cigarette) the aging process as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced together syllable)
- people who are old collectively
- of Age
- Old; having lived very long; having existed very nearly to or past theu000du000a usual time allotted to that particular types of being; as, an old guy; an agedu000du000a pine.
- Belonging to senior years.
- Having a specific age; on age of; having resided; since, a person elderly forty years.
having being taken to readiness or circumstances complement use.one connected with a dominant personality, influence, characteristic
"having lived long," mid-15c., past participle adjective from age (v.). Meaning "having already been allowed to get old" (of cheese, etc.) is through 1873. Indicating "regarding the age" is from 1630s. Aged Parent is from "Great objectives" (1860-61).
(imp. & p. p.) of Age
- (a.) Old; having resided very long; having existed practically to or beyond the most common time allocated to that particular types of becoming; since, an aged guy; an aged oak.
- (a.) Belonging to old-age.
- (a.) Having a certain age; on age of; having lived; as, a man aged forty years.
He killed Berenice and, dying in 51, bequeathed the kingdom to his eldest son, aged ten years, who was to take as wife his sister Cleopatra, aged seventeen.