Synonyms of age


1. age, property

usage: how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"

2. historic period, age, era, epoch

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

3. age, eld, time of life

usage: 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, time period, period of time, period

usage: 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, time of life

usage: 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"


1. age, develop

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

2. senesce, age, get on, mature, maturate, develop

usage: grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"

3. age, change, alter, modify

usage: make older; "The death of his child aged him tremendously"

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