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Adjective: ageing  ey-jing
  1. Growing old
    "Many techniques have been used to isolate ageing red cells";
    - aging, senescent
Noun: ageing  ey-jing
  1. Acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
    - ripening, aging
     
  2. The organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
    - aging, senescence
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

Derived forms: ageings

See also: old

Type of: alter, biological process, change, develop, modify, organic process

Antonym: rejuvenate

Encyclopedia: Ageing, Disability and Home Care NSW

Age