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Meaning of ANTIQUATE

Pronunciation:  'antu`kweyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  give an antique appearance to; "antique furniture"
  2. [v]  make obsolete or old-fashioned
 

ANTIQUATE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: antique
 
 See Also: alter, change

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An"ti*quate\, v. t. [L. antiquatus, p. p. of
antiquare, fr. antiquus ancient.]
To make old, or obsolete; to make antique; to make old in
such a degree as to put out of use; hence, to make void, or
abrogate.

      Christianity might reasonably introduce new laws, and
      antiquate or abrogate old one.           --Sir M. Hale.

 

 

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