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ob·so·lesce

 (ŏb′sə-lĕs′)
intr.v. ob·so·lesced, ob·so·lesc·ing, ob·so·lesc·es
To undergo the process of becoming obsolete.

[Latin obsolēscere; see obsolescent.]
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obsolesce

(ˌɒbsəˈlɛs)
vb
(intr) to become obsolete
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ob•so•lesce

(ˌɒb səˈlɛs)

v.i. -lesced, -lesc•ing.
to be or become obsolescent.
[1870–75]
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obsolesce


Past participle: obsolesced
Gerund: obsolescing

Imperative
obsolesce
obsolesce
Present
I obsolesce
you obsolesce
he/she/it obsolesces
we obsolesce
you obsolesce
they obsolesce
Preterite
I obsolesced
you obsolesced
he/she/it obsolesced
we obsolesced
you obsolesced
they obsolesced
Present Continuous
I am obsolescing
you are obsolescing
he/she/it is obsolescing
we are obsolescing
you are obsolescing
they are obsolescing
Present Perfect
I have obsolesced
you have obsolesced
he/she/it has obsolesced
we have obsolesced
you have obsolesced
they have obsolesced
Past Continuous
I was obsolescing
you were obsolescing
he/she/it was obsolescing
we were obsolescing
you were obsolescing
they were obsolescing
Past Perfect
I had obsolesced
you had obsolesced
he/she/it had obsolesced
we had obsolesced
you had obsolesced
they had obsolesced
Future
I will obsolesce
you will obsolesce
he/she/it will obsolesce
we will obsolesce
you will obsolesce
they will obsolesce
Future Perfect
I will have obsolesced
you will have obsolesced
he/she/it will have obsolesced
we will have obsolesced
you will have obsolesced
they will have obsolesced
Future Continuous
I will be obsolescing
you will be obsolescing
he/she/it will be obsolescing
we will be obsolescing
you will be obsolescing
they will be obsolescing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been obsolescing
you have been obsolescing
he/she/it has been obsolescing
we have been obsolescing
you have been obsolescing
they have been obsolescing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been obsolescing
you will have been obsolescing
he/she/it will have been obsolescing
we will have been obsolescing
you will have been obsolescing
they will have been obsolescing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been obsolescing
you had been obsolescing
he/she/it had been obsolescing
we had been obsolescing
you had been obsolescing
they had been obsolescing
Conditional
I would obsolesce
you would obsolesce
he/she/it would obsolesce
we would obsolesce
you would obsolesce
they would obsolesce
Past Conditional
I would have obsolesced
you would have obsolesced
he/she/it would have obsolesced
we would have obsolesced
you would have obsolesced
they would have obsolesced
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.obsolesce - become obsolete, fall into disuse; "This word has not obsolesced, although it is rarely used"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
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obsolesce

verb
To make or become obsolete:
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