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

2 senses of antique

Sense 1
old-timer, oldtimer, gaffer, old geezer, antique -- (an elderly man)
       => old man, greybeard, graybeard, Methuselah -- (a man who is very old)

Sense 2
antique -- (any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity)
       => antiquity -- (an artifact surviving from the past)

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

2 senses of antique

Sense 1
antique -- (shop for antiques; "We went antiquing on Saturday")
       => shop, browse -- (shop around; not necessarily buying; "I don't need help, I'm just browsing")

Sense 2
antique, antiquate -- (give an antique appearance to; "antique furniture")
       => 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")

Antonyms of adj antique

3 senses of antique

Sense 1
antique -- (made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; "the beautiful antique French furniture")

INDIRECT (VIA old) -> new -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")

Sense 2
antique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat (predicate), outmoded, passe, passee -- (out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas")

INDIRECT (VIA unfashionable) -> fashionable, stylish -- (being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe")

Sense 3
age-old, antique -- (belonging to or lasting from times long ago; "age-old customs"; "the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness")

INDIRECT (VIA old) -> new -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")

Similarity of adj antique

3 senses of antique

Sense 1
antique -- (made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; "the beautiful antique French furniture")
       => old (vs. new) -- (of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money")

Sense 2
antique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat (predicate), outmoded, passe, passee -- (out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas")
       => unfashionable (vs. fashionable), unstylish -- (not in accord with or not following current fashion; "unfashionable clothes"; "melodrama of a now unfashionable kind")

Sense 3
age-old, antique -- (belonging to or lasting from times long ago; "age-old customs"; "the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness")
       => old (vs. new) -- (of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money")

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