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Adjective: aged  ey-jid
  1. (of a person) advanced in years, old
    "aged members of the society";
    - elderly, older, senior
     
  2. At an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable)
    "aged rocks"
     
  3. Having attained a specific age
    "aged ten";
    - of age
     
  4. (of wine, cheese, etc) stored for some time to enhance the flavour
    "mature well-aged cheeses";
    - ripened
     
  5. (used of tobacco) undergone the effects of time as a preservative process
    - cured
Noun: aged  ey-jid
  1. People who are old collectively
    "special arrangements were available for the aged";
    - elderly
Verb: age (aged,ageing, also aging)  eyj
  1. Begin to seem older; get older
    "The death of his wife caused him to age fast"
     
  2. Grow old or older
    "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!";
    - senesce, get on, mature, maturate
     
  3. Make older
    "The death of his child aged him tremendously"
     
  4. Cause to ripen or develop fully
    "Age matures a good wine";
    - ripen, mature

See also: mature, old, preserved, ripe, worn

Type of: age bracket, age group, alter, change, cohort, develop, modify

Antonym: rejuvenate, young

Encyclopedia: Aged

Age