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Overview of noun age

The noun age has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (75) age

(how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age")

2. (23) historic period, age

(an era of history having some distinctive feature; "we live in a litigious age")

3. (6) age, eld

(a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld")

4. long time, age, years

(a prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years")

5. old age, years, age, eld, geezerhood

(a late time of life; "old 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")

Overview of verb age

The verb age has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) age

(begin to seem older; get older; "The death of his wife caused him to age fast")

2. (1) senesce, age, get on, mature, maturate

(grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day

3. age

(make older; "The death of his child aged him tremendously") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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