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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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