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ob·so·lete

 (ŏb′sə-lēt′, ŏb′sə-lēt′)
adj.
1. No longer in use: an obsolete word.
2. Outmoded in design, style, or construction: an obsolete locomotive.
3. Biology Vestigial or rudimentary, especially in comparison with related or ancestral species, as the tailbone of an ape. Used of an organ or other part of an organism.
tr.v. ob·so·let·ed, ob·so·let·ing, ob·so·letes
To cause to become obsolete: "The textbook publishers use every trick known to the marketing mind to obsolete their products year after year, thus closing off the possibility of second-hand sales" (Thomas Frank).

[Latin obsolētus, past participle of obsolēscere, to fall into disuse; see obsolescent.]

ob′so·lete′ly adv.
ob′so·lete′ness n.
ob′so·let′ism n.

obsolete

(ˈɒbsəˌliːt; ˌɒbsəˈliːt)
adj
1. out of use or practice; not current
2. out of date; unfashionable or outmoded
3. (Biology) biology (of parts, organs, etc) vestigial; rudimentary
[C16: from Latin obsolētus worn out, past participle of obsolēre (unattested), from ob- opposite to + solēre to be used]
ˈobsoˌletely adv
ˈobsoˌleteness n
Usage: The word obsoleteness is hardly ever used, obsolescence standing as the noun form for both obsolete and obsolescent

ob•so•lete

(ˌɒb səˈlit, ˈɒb səˌlit)

adj., v. -let•ed, -let•ing. adj.
1. no longer in general use: obsolete customs.
2. of a discarded or outmoded type: an obsolete battleship.
3. (of a linguistic form) no longer in use, esp., out of use for at least the past century: used in this dictionary to indicate that a word has not been in widespread use since c1750. Abbr.: Obs.
4. rudimentary in comparison with the corresponding part or trait in related species or in individuals of the opposite sex.
v.t.
5. to make obsolete; antiquate.
[1570–80; < Latin obsolētus, past participle of obsolēscere to fall into disuse, perhaps =ob- ob-sol(ēre) to be accustomed to + -ēscere -esce]
ob`so•lete′ly, adv.
ob`so•lete′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obsolete - no longer in use; "obsolete words"
noncurrent - not current or belonging to the present time

obsolete

adjective outdated, old, passé, ancient, antique, old-fashioned, dated, discarded, extinct, past it, out of date, archaic, disused, out of fashion, out, antiquated, anachronistic, outmoded, musty, old hat, behind the times, superannuated, antediluvian, outworn, démodé (French), out of the ark (informal), vieux jeu (French) The company says the plant is obsolete and does not merit further investment.
new, the new, current, modern, contemporary, fashionable, trendy (Brit. informal), up-to-date, present day, in vogue, in, du jour (French), à la mode, culty

obsolete

adjective
No longer in use:
Idioms: in mothballs, on the shelf.
verb
To make or become obsolete:
noun
Something that is obsolete:
Translations
مَهْجُورٌمَهْجور، قَديم ، بَطُل اسْتِعْمالُه
zastaralý
forældet
vanhentunut
zastario
usang
úreltur
すたれた
쓸모 없어진
nebevartojamaspasenęs
novecojis
föråldrad
ที่ล้าสมัย
eskimişkullanılmayanmodası geçmişterk edilmiş
lỗi thời

obsolete

[ˈɒbsəliːt] ADJ [weapon, equipment, machine] → obsoleto; [attitude, idea, system] → obsoleto, anticuado; [process, practice, word, law] → obsoleto, en desuso; [ticket] → caduco
to become obsolete (gen) → quedarse obsoleto, caer en desuso; [ticket] → caducar

obsolete

[ˈɒbsəliːt] adjobsolète

obsolete

adjveraltet, überholt, obsolet (geh); to become obsoleteveralten

obsolete

[ˈɒbsəˌliːt] adjobsoleto/a, in disuso; (word) → desueto/a

obsolete

(ˈobsəliːt) , ((American also) obsəˈli:t) adjective
no longer in use. obsolete weapons.

obsolete

مَهْجُورٌ zastaralý forældet veraltet απαρχαιωμένος obsoleto vanhentunut obsolète zastario obsoleto すたれた 쓸모 없어진 verouderd umoderne przestarzały obsoleto устаревший föråldrad ที่ล้าสมัย modası geçmiş lỗi thời 荒废的
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Cypress reviews its product portfolio every six months and discontinues low demand items, which include speed and package options as well as products that are obsoleted in their entirety.