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Age Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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 ...
  • The Age: The Age is a daily newspaper which has been published in Melbourne , Australia, since 1854. The Age primarily serves Victoria but is also ...
  • Ageing: Ageing (British English) or aging (American English) is the process of becoming older. It represents the accumulation of changes in a ...
  • Age of consent: The age of consent is the age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to sexual acts , and is thus the minimum ...

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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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  • Ice Age Extinctions Could Predict Modern Die-Offs
    During the last Ice Age, huge mammals roamed North America. Scientists have long debated the cause of the mass extinction, whether humans or climate change. "We've already had this natural experiment of losing the large, apex consumers," said Felisa Smith, a paleoecologist at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, speaking of the ice age extinc Read more on this news related to 'Age'
  • Peak offending age for men up to 23
    The peak age of offending for men has risen from 18 to 23 in the space of a generation, according to the latest conviction figures. Read more on this news related to 'Age'

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