Synonyms

1. statesman

noun. ['ˈsteɪtsmən'] a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs.

Synonyms

  • national leader
  • stateswoman
  • Founding Father
  • solon
  • pol
  • elder statesman
  • politico
  • politician

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2. elder

noun. ['ˈɛldɝ'] a person who is older than you are.

Synonyms

  • dean
  • grownup
  • doyen
  • adult
  • senior

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • man
  • emotional person
  • liberal

Etymology

  • eldra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • eldre (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. elder

adjective. ['ˈɛldɝ'] used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son.

Synonyms

  • sr.
  • senior

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • superior
  • woman

Etymology

  • eldra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • eldre (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. elder

noun. ['ˈɛldɝ'] any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit.

Synonyms

  • Sambucus
  • shrub
  • Sambucus racemosa
  • sweet elder
  • elderberry
  • stinking elder
  • elderberry bush
  • common elder
  • bourtree
  • American red elder
  • Sambucus nigra
  • bush
  • blue elder
  • Sambucus canadensis
  • Sambucus ebulus
  • Sambucus pubens
  • Sambucus caerulea
  • European elder
  • American elder
  • danewort
  • black elderberry
  • blue elderberry
  • genus Sambucus
  • dwarf elder
  • black elder
  • red-berried elder

Antonyms

  • inexperienced
  • preteenager
  • someone
  • soul

Etymology

  • eldra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • eldre (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. elder

noun. ['ˈɛldɝ'] any of various church officers.

Synonyms

  • church officer

Antonyms

  • unsexy
  • young

Etymology

  • eldra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • eldre (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word elder-statesman


1. Noun Phrase
Many NBA teams consider the role of the team ambassador to be similar to an elder statesman in politics: the ambassador guides and promotes the on-court and off-court work of the talent on the team.

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