Synonyms of aging


1. ripening, aging, ageing, organic process, biological process

usage: acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time

2. aging, ageing, senescence, organic process, biological process

usage: the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age


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"


1. aging, ageing, senescent, old (vs. young)

usage: growing old

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