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Meaning of SUPERANNUATE

Pronunciation:  `soopur'anyoo`eyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  retire or become ineligible because of old age or infirmity
  2. [v]  become obsolete
  3. [v]  declare to be obsolete
  4. [v]  retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability
 

SUPERANNUATE is a 12 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: adjudge, change, declare, hold, retire, retire

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Su`per*an"nu*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Superannuated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Superannuating}.] [Pref.
    super- + L. annus a year.]
    1. To impair or disquality on account of age or infirmity.
       --Sir T. Browne.
    
    2. To give a pension to, on account of old age or other
       infirmity; to cause to retire from service on a pension.
    
    
  2. \Su`per*an"nu*ate\, v. i.
    To last beyond the year; -- said of annual plants. [Obs.]
    --Bacon.
    
    
 

 

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