age

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈeɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/eɪdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(āj)


Inflections of 'age' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
ages
v 3rd person singular
aging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
ageing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
aged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
aged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: period of existence
Synonyms:
lifetime , life , days, span , duration
Sense: Noun: period of time
Synonyms:
era , epoch, period , time , eon, aeon (UK), day , term , generation
Sense: Noun: old age
Synonyms:
old age, advanced years, elderliness, maturity , oldness, twilight years, declining years, sunset years, dotage, decrepitude, seniority, senescence, experience
Sense: Noun: long time - often plural
Synonyms:
a long time, years, eternity , forever , an eon, an aeon (UK), donkey's years (UK, informal), yonks (UK, informal)
Sense: Verb: grow old
Synonyms:
grow old, get on, get on in years, advance in years, turn gray, turn grey (UK), turn white, show your years, show your age, decline , wane , wrinkle , waste away, grow feeble, deteriorate, go downhill (informal)
Sense: Verb: mature
Synonyms:
mature , grow up, develop , grow , ripen, mellow

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