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tr.v. an·ti·quat·ed, an·ti·quat·ing, an·ti·quates
1. To make obsolete or old-fashioned.
2. To antique.

[Late Latin antīquāre, antīquāt-, to make old, from Latin, to leave in an old state, from antīquus, old; see antique.]

an′ti·qua′tion n.


1. the process of becoming antiquated
2. the state of being antiquated


the process of making antiquated or the condition of being antiquated.
See also: Age
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