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old

 
 
pronunciation:
old
part of speech: adjective
inflections: older, oldest
definition 1: having lived for many years; not young.
My grandparents are old, but they are healthy.
synonyms:
aged, elderly
antonyms:
young
similar words:
senior
definition 2: having existed for many years; not new.
There is a lot of old furniture in our house.
synonyms:
ancient
antonyms:
brand-new, hot, late, new, young
similar words:
old-fashioned
definition 3: worn by use or age.
She likes the comfort of her old shoes.
synonyms:
used, worn-out
antonyms:
brand-new, new
similar words:
exhausted, faded, run-down, stale
definition 4: of a time past; former.
My mother showed me her old neighborhood.
synonyms:
bygone, former, past, previous, prior
antonyms:
current, modern, newfangled
similar words:
antique, earlier, olden
definition 5: known for a long time.
Larry and I are old friends.
synonyms:
lasting, longtime
derivations: oldish (adj.), oldness (n.)