Old+age

  • 1 Old age — Old people redirects here. For the Khmer Rouge term, see New People. For the song by Nirvana, see With the Lights Out. Old Woman Dozing by Nicolaes Maes (1656). Royal Museums of Fine Arts, Brussels Old age (also referred to as …

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  • 2 old age — old age, adj. the last period of human life, now often considered to be the years after 65. [1300 50; ME] * * * Introduction also called  senescence         in human beings, the final stage of the normal life span. Definitions of old age are not… …

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  • 3 Old age — Old Old, a. [Compar. {Older}; superl. {Oldest}.] [OE. old, ald, AS. ald, eald; akin to D. oud, OS. ald, OFries. ald, old, G. alt, Goth. alpeis, and also to Goth. alan to grow up, Icel. ala to bear, produce, bring up, L. alere to nourish. Cf.… …

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  • 4 Old Age — «Old Age» Canción de Nirvana Box set With the Lights Out Publicación Noviembre de 2004 …

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  • 5 old age — n [U] the part of your life when you are old ▪ You need to start putting money away for your old age. in (sb s) old age ▪ My mother had a very lively mind, even in her old age …

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  • 6 old age — noun uncount the period of time when you are old: More and more people are surviving into old age. my/your/her etc old age: I need someone to look after me in my old age …

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  • 7 old´-age´ — old age, the years of life from about 65 on in human beings. –old´ age´, adjective …

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  • 8 old age — [n] latter part of animate life advancing years*, age, agedness, autumn of life*, caducity, debility, declining years*, decrepitude, dotage, elderliness, evening of life*, feebleness, golden age*, golden years*, infirmity, second childhood*,… …

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  • 9 old age — ► NOUN 1) the later part of normal life. 2) the state of being old …

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  • 10 old age — n. the advanced years of life, esp. human life, when strength and vigor decline: cf. MIDDLE AGE …

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  • 11 old age — index longevity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 old age — noun a late time of life (Freq. 1) 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 • Syn: ↑years, ↑ …

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  • 13 old age — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ advanced, extreme ▪ happy ▪ She can look forward to a happy old age. ▪ lonely (esp. BrE) ▪ fears about a lonely o …

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  • 14 old age — 1) N UNCOUNT: oft poss N Your old age is the period of years towards the end of your life. They worry about how they will support themselves in their old age... In old age the two men wrote each other wistful letters. Ant: youth 2) N UNCOUNT Old… …

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  • 15 old age — noun (U) the part of your life when you are old: the effects of old age | in your old age: My aunt needed to be cared for in her old age …

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  • 16 old age — UK / US noun [uncountable] the period of time when you are old More and more people are surviving into old age. my/your/her etc old age: I need someone to look after me in my old age …

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  • 17 old age — noun The latter part of (human) life. Old age begins with the deterioration of physical abilities such as sight, hearing, walking (stick required), etc. or by definition at a certain age (eg. 80 in present times), and ends in death. People of old …

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  • 18 old age — n. to live to a ripe old age * * * [ˌəʊld eɪdʒ] to live to a ripe old age …

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  • 19 old age — cvb old′ age′ n. the last period of human life, now often considered to be the years after 65 • Etymology: 1300–50 old′ age′, adj …

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  • 20 old age — I was not prepared to deal with my father s old age Syn: declining years, advanced years, age, agedness, oldness, winter/autumn of one s life, senescence, senility, dotage Ant: youth, childhood …

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