Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun age

5 senses of age

Sense 1
age -- (how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age")
       => property -- (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles")

Sense 2
historic period, age -- (an era of history having some distinctive feature; "we live in a litigious age")
       => era, epoch -- (a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event)

Sense 3
age, eld -- (a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld")
       => time of life -- (a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state)

Sense 4
long time, age, years -- (a prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 5
old age, years, age, eld, geezerhood -- (a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood")
       => time of life -- (a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state)

Antonyms of verb age

1 of 3 senses of age

Sense 3
age -- (make older; "The death of his child aged him tremendously")
       Antonym of rejuvenate (Sense 3)
      => rejuvenate -- (make younger or more youthful; "The contact with his grandchildren rejuvenated him")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb age

3 senses of age

Sense 1
age -- (begin to seem older; get older; "The death of his wife caused him to age fast")
       => develop -- (grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time")

Sense 2
senesce, age, get on, mature, maturate -- (grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce")
       => develop -- (grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time")

Sense 3
age -- (make older; "The death of his child aged him tremendously")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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