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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: biological effect of time Ages of Man from Greek mythology. Golden age (metaphor) Iron Age Bronze Age Industrial Age Atomic age Space Age Information age
  • Stone Age: For other uses, see Stone Age (disambiguation). The Stone Age was a broad prehistoric period during which stone was widely used to make implements
  • Bronze Age: For other uses, see Bronze Age (disambiguation). The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, proto-writing, and other
  • Age of majority: Age of majority should not be confused with the age of sexual consent, marriageable age, school leaving age, drinking age, driving age, voting age, smoking
  • Age of consent: For other uses, see Age of consent (disambiguation). The age of consent is the age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to
  • 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
  • The Age: For other uses, see Age (disambiguation). The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854. Owned and published
  • Ice age: referred to as the Ice Age, see Last glacial period and Pleistocene. For other uses, see Ice age (disambiguation). An ice age is a period of long-term
  • Dragon Age: see Dragon Age (disambiguation). Dragon Age is a high fantasy role-playing video game series created by BioWare. The first game, Dragon Age: Origins, was
  • Coming of age: "Come of age" redirects here. For an album, see Come of Age. For other uses, see Coming of Age (disambiguation). Coming of age ceremonies.

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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 advanta