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Meaning of AGED

Pronunciation:  'eyjid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  people who are old; "special arrangements were available for the aged"
  2. [adj]  (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
  3. [adj]  of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable); "mature well-aged cheeses"
  4. [adj]  advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables); "aged members of the society"; "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"; "senior citizen"
  5. [adj]  at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable); "aged rocks"

AGED is a 4 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: cured, elderly, mature, old, older, preserved, ripe, ripened, senior, worn
 Antonyms: young, youth
 See Also: age bracket, age group, cohort



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A"ged\, a.
1. Old; having lived long; having lived almost to or beyond
   the usual time allotted to that species of being; as, an
   aged man; an aged oak.

2. Belonging to old age. ``Aged cramps.'' --Shak.

3. ([=a]"j[e^]d or [=a]jd) Having a certain age; at the age
   of; having lived; as, a man aged forty years.

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