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1. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] of long duration; not new.

Synonyms

  • antique
  • long-ago
  • yellow
  • hand-down
  • age
  • stale
  • nonmodern
  • yellowed
  • antediluvian
  • past
  • sunset
  • hoary
  • worn
  • rusty
  • age-old
  • secondhand
  • used
  • noncurrent
  • longtime
  • archaic
  • immemorial
  • patched
  • auld
  • antiquated

Antonyms

  • new
  • modern
  • current
  • future
  • present

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Old

  • uncontrolled
  • decontrolled
  • controlled
  • patrolled
  • extolled
  • consoled
  • strolled
  • enrolled
  • cajoled
  • paroled
  • tolled
  • rolled
  • roald
  • polled
  • mould
  • holed
  • doled
  • bowled

Example sentences of the word old


1. Adjective
Remove the old lawn when the blades have turned brown and are dead.

Quotes containing the word old


1. All that is gold does not glitter,Not all those who wander are lost;The old that is strong does not wither,Deep roots are not reached by the frost.From the ashes a fire shall be woken,A light from the shadows shall spring;Renewed shall be blade that was broken,The crownless again shall be king.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

2. If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.
- Albert Einstein

3. Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. age-old

adjective. belonging to or lasting from times long ago.

Synonyms

  • antique

Antonyms

  • junior
  • inexperienced

3. old-fashioned

adjective. ['ˌoʊldˈfæʃənd'] out of fashion.

Synonyms

  • passee
  • unfashionable
  • antique
  • passe
  • demode
  • unstylish
  • old-hat
  • outmoded

Antonyms

  • man
  • woman
  • new
  • stylish

4. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age.

Synonyms

  • senescent
  • gray-haired
  • centenarian
  • sexagenarian
  • superannuated
  • gaga
  • middle-aged
  • senior
  • gray
  • experient
  • senile
  • over-the-hill
  • anile
  • darkened
  • age
  • venerable
  • overaged
  • hoar
  • emeritus
  • older
  • grey
  • overage
  • octogenarian
  • grey-headed
  • of age
  • hoary
  • gray-headed
  • white-haired
  • grey-haired
  • ancient
  • oldish
  • elderly
  • mature
  • grizzly
  • doddering
  • nonagenarian
  • experienced
  • ageing
  • aging
  • doddery

Antonyms

  • inexperienced
  • young
  • immature
  • unskilled

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] (used for emphasis) very familiar.

Antonyms

  • discolor

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] skilled through long experience.

Synonyms

  • experient
  • experienced

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • first
  • chromatic color

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. old

noun. ['ˈoʊld'] past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old').

Synonyms

  • past times
  • yesteryear

Antonyms

  • youngness
  • majority
  • minority

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. Old

adjective. of a very early stage in development.

Antonyms

  • late

9. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] just preceding something else in time or order.

Synonyms

  • preceding

Antonyms

  • green
  • unenthusiastic

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] (used informally especially for emphasis).

Synonyms

  • honest-to-goodness
  • sure-enough
  • honest-to-god
  • genuine

Antonyms

  • chromatic
  • northern
  • terminal
  • tender

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))
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