[ UK /ˈe‍ɪd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈeɪdʒ/ ]
VERB
  1. make older
    The death of his child aged him tremendously
  2. grow old or older
    She aged gracefully
    we age every day--what a depressing thought!
    Young men senesce
  3. begin to seem older; get older
    The death of his wife caused him to age fast
NOUN
  1. an era of history having some distinctive feature
    we live in a litigious age
  2. a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises
    she was now of school age
    tall for his eld
  3. a late time of life
    on the brink of geezerhood
    age hasn't slowed him down at all
    old age is not for sissies
    he's showing his years
    a beard white with eld
  4. a prolonged period of time
    I haven't been there for years and years
    we've known each other for ages
  5. how long something has existed
    it was replaced because of its age
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How To Use age In A Sentence

  • It's not bad but neither is it brilliant - which won't bother 99 per cent of buyers one jot as they are in it for the image.
  • Ask for an aged standing rib roast from the forequarter, trimmed and chined; bring to room temperature before roasting.
  • But at lunch on the first day we were approached by the helpful Hotel Manager Henri and offered a swap to an overwater bungalow.
  • Wine lovers in the U.S. are increasingly describing their favorite vintage as molto buono, instead of très bon.
  • The extended period of damage was probably brought on by the cool/wet growing conditions.
  • Sodium thiopental was used by most U.S. states as part of a lethal injection combination, but many have switched to an alternative drug called pentobarbital amid an ongoing shortage. The Seattle Times
  • Moreover, Mr Webb's point about what he calls disinterested management -- that is to say, the management of banks by officers whose remuneration bears no relation to the profit made on each piece of business transacted -- is one of the matters in which English banking seems likely at least to be modified. War-Time Financial Problems
  • Sewage overflowed into wash basins at West Middlesex Hospital following a blockage in one of the toilets.
  • I badly wanted the job, but knew that my age would probably tell against me.
  • The lizard's light brown skin acts as camouflage in the desert sand.
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