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English noun: years

1. years (time) a late time of life

SamplesOld 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.

Synonymsage, eld, geezerhood, old age

Broader (hypernym)time of life

Narrower (hyponym)dotage, second childhood, senility

Part holonymeighties, mid-eighties, mid-nineties, mid-seventies, mid-sixties, nineties, seventies, sixties

2. years (time) a prolonged period of time

SamplesWe've known each other for ages.
I haven't been there for years and years.

Synonymsage, long time

Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period

Narrower (hyponym)aeon, blue moon, eon, month of Sundays, year dot

3. years (time) the time during which someone's life continues

SamplesThe monarch's last days.
In his final years.


Broader (hypernym)life

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