disused obsolete
noncurrent oncurrent adj. not current or belonging to the present time. Opposite of {current}. [Narrower terms: {back(prenominal), out-of-date}; {discontinued, out of print(predicate), out of production(predicate), out of use(predicate)}; {disused, obsolete ; {obsolete, outdated, outmoded, out-of-date, superannuated ; {obsolescent ] Also See: {old}, {past}. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • obsolete outdated outmoded out-of-date superannuated — noncurrent oncurrent adj. not current or belonging to the present time. Opposite of {current}. [Narrower terms: {back(prenominal), out of date}; {discontinued, out of print(predicate), out of production(predicate), out of use(predicate)};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Obsolete — Ob so*lete, a. [L. obsoletus, p. p. of obsolescere. See {Obsolescent}.] 1. No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused; neglected; as, an obsolete word; an obsolete statute; applied chiefly to words, writings, or observances. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obsolete — I adjective abandoned, anachronistic, anachronous, ancient, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, archaistic, bygone, dated, dead, discarded, discontinued, dismissed, disused, early, expired, extinct, fallen into desuetude, fallen into… …   Law dictionary

  • disused — index barren, obsolete, otiose, outdated, outmoded, unemployed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obsolete — [adj] no longer in use, in vogue anachronistic, ancient, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, bygone, dated, dead, dead and gone*, dinosaur*, discarded, disused, done for*, dusty, extinct, fossil, gone, had it*, has been*, horse and buggy* …   New thesaurus

  • obsolete — I. adjective Etymology: Latin obsoletus, from past participle of obsolescere to grow old, become disused, perhaps from ob toward + solēre to be accustomed Date: 1579 1. a. no longer in use or no longer useful < an obsolete word > b. of a kind or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obsolete — ob|so|lete [ˈɔbsəli:t US ˌa:bsəˈli:t] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of obsolescere to grow old, become disused ] no longer useful, because something newer and better has been invented →↑out of date ▪ obsolete weapons ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • obsolete — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. past, extinct, outworn, disused, discarded, antiquated, dead, out of date. See oldness, disuse. Ant., new, state of the art. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. antiquated, archaic, out of date; see old 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • obsolete — adjective most of the machinery in their Somerville plant is obsolete obsolete hairstyles Syn: outdated, out of date, outmoded, old fashioned, démodé, passé, out of fashion; no longer in use, disused, fallen into disuse, behind the times,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • disused — adjective no longer in use obsolete words • Syn: ↑obsolete • Similar to: ↑noncurrent • Derivationally related forms: ↑obsoleteness (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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