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  Words related to old

Related / Similar Words: previous(a), Old, older, stale, moth-eaten

 

Definition:
  • past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old'');
  • just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger";
  • of a very early stage in development; "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century";
  • old in experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers";
  • of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money";
  • (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; especially not young; often used as a combining form to indicate an age as specified as in `a week-old baby''; "an old man''s eagle mind"--William Butler Yeat;
  • lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race";
  • of an earlier time; "his old classmates";

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    See Also: noncurrent, nonmodern, past, stale, worn, experienced, mature, senior

     

    Attributes: age

     

    Anagrams: DoL, dol

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: plak   Armenian: անցած and ծեր and հին  
    Basque: zahar   Bosnian: star  
    Catalan: ''translated by tenir and vell and vell, antic   Chinese: and  
    Croatian: star   Danish: gammel and tidligere  
    Dutch: oud   Estonian: vana  
    Finnish: vanha and vuotias   French: ''translated by avoir and ancien and vieux  
    German: alt   Greek: πρώην and παλιός and γηραιός  
    Hebrew: בן and זקן and ישן   Hungarian: öreg and régi  
    Ido: anciena and olda   Irish: d'aois and sean  
    Italian: ''translated by avere and vecchio   Japanese: 古い and 年寄  
    Korean: 나이들다 and 오래되다   Kurdish: (ya/yê) berê and kevn  
    Latin: vetus   Malayalam: പഴയ  
    Norwegian: gammel   Polish: stary  
    Portuguese: antigo and velho   Romanian: antic and bătrân and vechi  
    Russian: ''(dative case and старый   Slovak: starý  
    Slovene: star   Spanish: anciano and antiguo and que + (tener and viejo  
    Swedish: använd and gammal and tidigare   Telugu: పాత and మునుపటి and ముసలి  
    Turkish: önceki and eski and five years old = 5 yaşında and yaşlı  
     
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