Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Out-of-date; old-fashioned.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Out of date, old-fashioned, antiquated.
  • adj. Out of date; not the latest one.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Being out of date; antiquated; outmoded; unfashionable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. old; no longer valid or fashionable

Etymologies

out +‎ dated (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • You yourself have used the term outdated when referencing less than a forty year period.

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  • To that end, Mr. Silbert is lobbying Congress to change what he calls "outdated" rules that "have had a negative effect on private companies' ability to raise capital and compensate their employees."

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  • "I don't think anyone in the public feels safe," Jeffries said as she urged the council to change what she called outdated and lenient laws.

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  • "I don't think anyone in the public feels safe," she said as she urged the council to change what she called outdated and lenient laws.

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  • "Basically, I don't believe in God," says Rocio Cangas, one of those protesting the cost of the pope's visit and what she calls an outdated link between church and state.

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  • He said it was disappointing that some people had what he called "outdated" attitudes to birds of prey on their land.

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  • WASHINGTON Reuters - President Barack Obama asked Congress on Friday for sweeping authority to consolidate trade and business-related parts of the federal government to untangle what he called an "outdated bureaucratic maze" and help boost exports.

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  • WASHINGTON Reuters - President Barack Obama asked Congress on Friday for broad powers to overhaul the U.S. government and untangle what he called an "outdated bureaucratic maze" that makes it hard for U.S. businesses to sell their goods abroad.

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  • He suggested that the National Export Strategy would help to remove the impediments, which he described as outdated technology.

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  • What's more, she had a full hour alone with Adam, during which time he discussed what types of men he's attracted to, his aversion to what he calls the outdated butch/fem politics still prevalent in the gay community, and the inherent political repercussions of having come out at the very start of his career as a major-label recording artist.

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