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Engelsk navneord: age

1. age (om egenskab) how long something has existed

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was replaced because of its age.

Mindre specifikke termerproperty

Mere specifikke termerbone age, chronological age, developmental age, fertilization age, fetal age, gestational age, mental age, newness, oldness, oldness, youngness

Kendetegnerimmature, immature, mature, new, old, old, young

2. age (om tid) an era of history having some distinctive feature

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe live in a litigious age.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)historic period

Mindre specifikke termerepoch, era

Mere specifikke termerantiquity, golden age, Jazz Age, reign, turn of the century

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAge of Reason, Baroque, Baroque era, Baroque period, Dark Ages, Depression, Elizabethan age, Enlightenment, Great Depression, Harlem Renaissance, Industrial Revolution, Italian Renaissance, Middle Ages, New Deal, Reconstruction, Reconstruction Period, Reign of Terror, Renaissance, Renascence, Restoration, technological revolution, Victorian age

Omfatter disse overordnede termerhistory

3. age (om tid) a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was now of school age.
Tall for his eld.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)eld

Mindre specifikke termertime of life

Mere specifikke termerage of consent, drinking age, legal age, majority, minority, nonage, voting age

Omfatter disse overordnede termerlife, life-time, lifespan, lifetime

4. age (om tid) a prolonged period of time

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe've known each other for ages.
I haven't been there for years and years.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)long time, years

Mindre specifikke termerperiod, period of time, time period

Mere specifikke termeraeon, blue moon, eon, month of Sundays, year dot

5. age (om tid) a late time of life

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOld age is not for sissies.
He's showing his years.
Age hasn't slowed him down at all.
A beard white with eld.
On the brink of geezerhood.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)eld, geezerhood, old age, years

Mindre specifikke termertime of life

Mere specifikke termerdotage, second childhood, senility

Omfatter disse specifikke termereighties, mid-eighties, mid-nineties, mid-seventies, mid-sixties, nineties, seventies, sixties

Engelsk udsagnsord: age

1. age (om ændring) begin to seem older; get older

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe death of his wife caused him to age fast.

Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue age

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerdevelop

2. age (om ændring) grow old or older

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe aged gracefully.
We age every day--what a depressing thought!.
Young men senesce.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get on, maturate, mature, senesce

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerdevelop

Mere specifikke termerdote, fossilise, fossilize, turn

3. age (om ændring) make older

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe death of his child aged him tremendously.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify

Medførerage, get on, maturate, mature, senesce

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)rejuvenate

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