Synonyms for (noun) age

Synonyms: age

Definition: how long something has existed

Usage: it was replaced because of its age

Similar words: property

Definition: a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

Usage: a study of the physical properties of atomic particles


Synonyms: eld, age

Definition: a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises

Usage: she was now of school age; tall for his eld

Similar words: time of life

Definition: a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state


Synonyms: years, old age, age, eld, geezerhood

Definition: a late time of life

Usage: 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

Similar words: time of life

Definition: a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state


Synonyms: years, long time, age

Definition: a prolonged period of time

Usage: we've known each other for ages; I haven't been there for years and years

Similar words: time period, period, period of time

Definition: an amount of time

Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period


Synonyms: historic period, age

Definition: an era of history having some distinctive feature

Usage: we live in a litigious age

Similar words: epoch, era

Definition: a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event

Synonyms for (verb) age

Synonyms: maturate, mature, get on, senesce, age

Definition: grow old or older

Usage: She aged gracefully; we age every day--what a depressing thought!; Young men senesce

Similar words: develop

Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time


Synonyms: age

Definition: begin to seem older; get older

Usage: The death of his wife caused him to age fast

Similar words: develop

Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time


Synonyms: age

Definition: make older

Usage: The death of his child aged him tremendously

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue