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English adjective: aged

1. aged advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)


SamplesAged members of the society.
Elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper.
Senior citizen.


Synonymselderly, older, senior


Similarold


Antonymsyoung, immature

2. aged at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable)


SamplesAged rocks.


Similarworn


Antonymsnew

3. aged having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)


SamplesAged ten.
Ten years of age.


Synonymsof age


Similarold


Antonymsyoung, immature

4. aged of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable)


SamplesMature well-aged cheeses.


Synonymsripened


Similarmature, ripe


Antonymsunripe, unripened, green, immature

5. aged (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)


Synonymscured


Similarpreserved


Antonymsfresh


English noun: aged

1. aged (group) people who are old collectively


SamplesSpecial arrangements were available for the aged.


Synonymselderly


Broader (hypernym)age bracket, age group, cohort


Antonymsyouth, young









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