American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of aging.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See aging.
- v. Australia, New Zealand, UK present participle of age.
- n. Australia, New Zealand, UK The process of becoming older or more mature.
- n. Australia, New Zealand, UK The deliberate act of making something (such as an antique) appear older than it is.
- n. Australia, New Zealand, UK, gerontology Becoming senescent; accumulating damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time.
- adj. Australia, New Zealand, UK Becoming elderly.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. having lived for a relatively long (or a specified) time; not young; -- used especially of persons. Opposite of
- n. same as aging.
- n. acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
- adj. growing old
- n. the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
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