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

4 senses of superannuate

Sense 1
superannuate -- (retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability)
       => retire -- (make (someone) retire; "The director was retired after the scandal")

Sense 2
superannuate -- (declare to be obsolete)
       => declare, adjudge, hold -- (declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent")

Sense 3
superannuate -- (become obsolete)
       => 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")

Sense 4
superannuate -- (retire or become ineligible because of old age or infirmity)
       => retire -- (go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68")

Antonyms of adj superannuated

2 senses of superannuated

Sense 1
overage, overaged, superannuated, over-the-hill -- (too old to be useful; "He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope)

INDIRECT (VIA old) -> young, immature -- ((used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people")

Sense 2
outdated, out-of-date, superannuated -- (old; no longer valid or fashionable; "obsolete words"; "an obsolete locomotive"; "outdated equipment"; "superannuated laws"; "out-of-date ideas")

INDIRECT (VIA noncurrent) -> current -- (occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position")

Similarity of adj superannuated

2 senses of superannuated

Sense 1
overage, overaged, superannuated, over-the-hill -- (too old to be useful; "He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope)
       => old (vs. young) -- ((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?")

Sense 2
outdated, out-of-date, superannuated -- (old; no longer valid or fashionable; "obsolete words"; "an obsolete locomotive"; "outdated equipment"; "superannuated laws"; "out-of-date ideas")
       => noncurrent (vs. current) -- (not current or belonging to the present time)

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