UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈeɪdʒɪŋ/

From the verb age: (⇒ conjugate)
aging is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [conditions, illnesses, pain] caused by aging
  2. [conditions] triggered by aging
  3. [conditions] related to aging
  4. aging-related [conditions]
  5. the aging of the [mind, body, heart]
  6. [fears, concerns] about aging
  7. is [worried, concerned] about aging
  8. are all signs of aging
  9. is showing signs of aging
  10. the [physical, normal, psychological] signs of aging
  11. trying to [stop, slow, hide, prevent] aging
  12. contributes to aging
  13. has embraced her aging (with grace)
  14. try to embrace aging (with grace)
  15. research into the aging (of)
  16. [premature, unexpected] aging (of the)
  17. can cause premature skin aging
  18. it all comes with aging
  19. it's just part of aging
  20. the aging of [wine, cheese]
  21. are [suffering from, struggling with] population aging
  1. an aging [man, actor, film star]
  2. aging [parents, grandparents]
  3. [live with, take care of] my aging [father]
  4. an aging [population, workforce]
  5. is an aging [idea, belief, concept]
  6. her aging [skin, face]
  7. that [color, style, hairstyle] is very aging (on you)
n as adj
  1. is just a part of the aging process
  2. try to [stem, defy, delay] the aging process
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [young, middle, old] age
  2. is the [working, drinking, voting, driving, legal] age
  3. is the minimum age to [enter, purchase, drive]
  4. is the minimum age for [driving]
  5. is of an age now (to)
  6. is of an age where he can [decide for himself, hear the truth]
  7. has reached an age where he can [decide for himself]
  8. please [enter, write down, indicate] your age
  9. [try to, see if you can] guess my age
  10. your age and [name, address, sex]
  11. (reach) the age of consent
  12. come of age
  13. the [story, tale, name] will endure (through) the ages
  14. she took ages (in) [answering, getting ready]
  15. she took ages to [answer]
  16. I haven't seen him for ages
  17. for ages and ages
  18. I haven't seen her for an age
  19. what is your age?
  20. what age are you?
  21. they are a similar age
  22. is just the right age to [start working, learn about sex]
  23. a [tree, mummy, coin] of unknown age
  24. the [Stone, Iron, Bronze] Age
  25. stuck in the [Middle, Dark] Ages
  26. has [endured, survived, changed] through the ages
  27. throughout the ages
  28. an age of [enlightenment, war, progress]
n as adj
  1. part of your (own) age group
  2. fits into the age range
  3. [above, below] the age limit (for)
  4. is a [big, large, considerable] age [gap, difference]
  5. is (not) age-appropriate
  1. aging [gracefully, peacefully, gradually]
  2. aged [a lot, rapidly, overnight, considerably]
  3. has aged [a lot] since [the last time, then]
  4. aged over [the years, her life]
  5. age (the) [cheese, wine, whiskey]
  6. the whiskey is aged in (oak) barrels
  7. the [cheese] is aged [for, until, by]
  8. aged for [tenderness, flavor, quality, three months]
  9. aged to perfection
  10. [fear, cancer, loneliness] (had) aged her
  11. aged by (the) [fear]
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