from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See aging.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having lived for a relatively long (or a specified) time; not young; -- used especially of persons. Opposite of young.
  • noun same as aging.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Australia, New Zealand, UK Present participle of age.
  • noun Australia, New Zealand, UK The process of becoming older or more mature.
  • noun Australia, New Zealand, UK The deliberate act of making something (such as an antique) appear older than it is.
  • noun Australia, New Zealand, UK, gerontology Becoming senescent; accumulating damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time.
  • adjective Australia, New Zealand, UK Becoming elderly.

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

  • noun acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
  • adjective growing old
  • noun the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age


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