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  • how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"
  • a time in life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld"
  • a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he''s showing his years"; "age hasn''t slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"
  • a prolonged period of time; "we''ve known each other for ages"; "I haven''t been there for years and years"
  • an era of history having some distinctive feature; "we live in a litigious age"
  • grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"
  • begin to seem older; get older; "The death of his wife caused him to age fast"
  • make older; "The death of his child aged him tremendously"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age" ,
  • an era of history having some distinctive feature; "we live in a litigious age" ,
  • a time in life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld" ,
  • a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood" ,
  • a prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Age'


  • Age: Age may refer to: Ageing, the effect of time on a person Age (geology) Age (model theory), an aspect of mathematical model theory Age (journal), an international
  • Age of Empires: "Age of Empire" redirects here. For the book, see The Age of Empire: 1875–1914. This article is about the Age of Empires video game series. For the first
  • Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings: video game. For the Nintendo DS version, see Age of Empires: The Age of Kings. Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings is a real-time strategy (RTS) video
  • Age (geology): geologic age is a subdivision of geologic time that divides an epoch into smaller parts. A succession of rock strata laid down in a single age on the geologic
  • Iron Age: known as the Iron Age. For the mythological Iron Age, see Ages of Man. For History of iron mining, see ferrous metallurgy. The Iron Age is the period generally
  • The Age: For other uses, see Age (disambiguation). The Age is a daily newspaper which has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854. Owned and published
  • Golden Age of Comic Books: The Golden Age of Comic Books describes a certain period of time in the history of American comic books, namely from the late 1930s to the 1940s or early
  • Ice age (disambiguation): An ice age is a geologic period of major glaciation. Ice Age may also refer to: Paleolithic, an archaeological era Pleistocene, a geologic epoch Quaternary
  • Dark Ages: Dark Ages may refer to: Dark Ages (historiography), the concept of a period of intellectual darkness and economic regression that occurred in Europe

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Meaning of the Name 'Age'


  • Meaning: ancestors AESIR,AEGIR
  • Origin: Norse
  • Gender: Male


'Age' example sentence in quotations


* The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. - H.L. Mencken

* To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. - Bernard Baruch

* We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. ... We have truly entered the century of the educated man. - Lyndon B. Johnson


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