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ag·ed

 (ā′jĭd)
adj.
1. Being of advanced age; old.
2. Characteristic of old age.
3. (ājd) Having reached the age of: aged three.
4. (ājd) Brought to a desired ripeness or maturity: aged cheese.
5. Geology Approaching the base level of erosion.
n.
Elderly people considered as a group. Used with the.

ag′ed·ly adv.
ag′ed·ness n.

aged

(ˈeɪdʒɪd)
adj
1.
a. advanced in years; old
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the aged.
2. of, connected with, or characteristic of old age
3. (postpositive) having the age of: a woman aged twenty.
4. (Physical Geography) geography (not in technical use) having reached an advanced stage of erosion

a•ged

(ˈeɪ dʒɪd for 1, 2, 5, 6; eɪdʒd for 1, 3, 4 )

adj.
1. of advanced age; old.
2. pertaining to or characteristic of old age: aged wrinkles.
3. of the age of: a man aged 40 years.
4. brought to maturity or mellowness, as wine, cheese, or wood.
5. (of topography) old; approaching peneplanation.
n.
6. the aged, (used with a pl. v.) old people collectively.
[1375–1425]
a′ged•ly, adv.
a′ged•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aged - people who are old collectivelyaged - people who are old collectively; "special arrangements were available for the aged"
age bracket, age group, cohort - a group of people having approximately the same age
youth, young - young people collectively; "rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt"
Adj.1.aged - advanced in yearsaged - advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables); "aged members of the society"; "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"; "senior citizen"
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
2.aged - at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable)aged - at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable); "aged rocks"
worn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
3.aged - having attained a specific ageaged - having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable); "aged ten"; "ten years of age"
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
4.aged - of wines, fruit, cheesesaged - of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable); "mature well-aged cheeses"
ripe, mature - fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; "ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines"
5.aged - (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)aged - (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
preserved - prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use

aged

adjective old, getting on, grey, ancient, antique, elderly, past it (informal), age-old, antiquated, hoary, superannuated, senescent, cobwebby She has an aged parent who is capable of being very difficult.
young, adolescent, juvenile, youthful, childish, immature, boyish or girlish

aged

adjective
1. Far along in life or time:
Idiom: getting along in years.
2. Brought to full flavor and richness by aging:
Translations
طَاعِن فِي السِّنعُمْرهعُمْرُه
ve věkustarý
år gammelgammel
ikääntynyt
u dobi
éves
aî aldrialdraîur, gamall
年老いた
늙은
vo veku
ostarelipriletenstar
i en ålder av
อายุ...ปี
yaşlı…yaşındayaşlanmış
có tuổi là
…岁的年老的

aged

A. [ˈeɪdʒɪd] ADJ
1. (= old) → viejo, anciano
2. [eɪdʒd] aged 15de 15 años (de edad), que tiene 15 años
B. [ˈeɪdʒɪd] NPL the agedlos ancianos mpl

aged

[ˈeɪdʒd]
adjâgé(e)
aged 10 → âgé de 10 ans
[ˈeɪdʒɪd] nplles personnes fpl âgéesage difference ndifférence f d'âge, écart m d'âgeage gap nécart m d'âgeage group ntranche f d'âge
the 40 to 50 age group → la tranche d'âge des 40 à 50 ans

aged

adj
im Alter von, … Jahre alt, -jährig; a boy aged tenein zehnjähriger Junge
personbejahrt, betagt; animal, car, building etcalt, betagt (hum)
pl the ageddie alten Menschen, die Alten pl

aged

[ˈeɪdʒɪd; sense b eɪdʒd]
1. adj
a. (old) → anziano/a, attempato/a
b.dell'età di
a boy aged 10 → un ragazzo di 10 anni
2. npl the aged (elderly) → gli anziani, i vecchi

age

(eidʒ) noun
1. the amount of time during which a person or thing has existed. He went to school at the age of six (years); What age is she?
2. (often with capital) a particular period of time. This machine was the wonder of the age; the Middle Ages.
3. the quality of being old. This wine will improve with age; With the wisdom of age he regretted the mistakes he had made in his youth.
4. (usually in plural) a very long time. We've been waiting (for) ages for a bus.
verbpresent participle ˈag(e)ing
to (cause to) grow old or look old. He has aged a lot since I last saw him; His troubles have aged him.
aged adjective
1. (ˈeidʒid) old. an aged man.
2. (eidʒd) of the age of. a child aged five.
ˈageless adjective
never growing old or never looking older. ageless beauty.
ˈage-old adjective
done, known etc for a very long time. an age-old custom.
the aged (ˈeidʒid)
old people. care for the aged.
(come) of age
(to become) old enough to be considered legally an adult (eg in Britain aged eighteen or over).

aged

عُمْره ve věku år gammel bejahrt ηλικιωμένος años, de edad ikääntynyt âgé u dobi di età 年老いた 늙은 oud gammel w podeszłym wieku com, com a idade de лет возраста i en ålder av อายุ...ปี yaşlı có tuổi là …岁的
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There too was Cephalus the father of Polemarchus, whom I had not seen for a long time, and I thought him very much aged.
I replied: There is nothing which for my part I like better, Cephalus, than conversing with aged men; for I regard them as travellers who have gone a journey which I too may have to go, and of whom I ought to enquire, whether the way is smooth and easy, or rugged and difficult.
How well I remember the aged poet Sophocles, when in answer to the question, How does love suit with age, Sophocles,--are you still the man you were?
The errors of young men, are the ruin of business; but the errors of aged men, amount but to this, that more might have been done, or sooner.
I really thought he was still speaking of the fowl, until he added, "Because I have got an aged parent at my place.
It brushes the Newgate cobwebs away, and pleases the Aged.
Well aged parent," said Wemmick, shaking hands with him in a cordial and jocose way, "how am you?
Pip, aged parent," said Wemmick, "and I wish you could hear his name.
Old soldiers of the Parliament were here, too, smiling grimly at the thought that their aged arms might strike another blow against the house of Stuart.
Thus the aged form advanced on one side, and the whole parade of soldiers and magistrates on the other, till, when scarcely twenty yards remained between, the old man grasped his staff by the middle, and held it before him like a leader's truncheon.
Sir Edmund Andros looked at the old man; then he cast his hard and cruel eye over the multitude, and beheld them burning with that lurid wrath, so difficult to kindle or to quench; and again he fixed his gaze on the aged form, which stood obscurely in an open space, where neither friend nor foe had thrust himself.
Apparently he had not aged a minute, but was still the straight, clean-limbed fighting-man of thirty.