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Definition 1: people who are old collectively - [noun denoting group]

Samples where aged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • special arrangements were available for the aged

Synonyms for aged in the sense of this definition

(aged is a kind of ...) a group of people having approximately the same age

Definition 2: (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for aged in the sense of this definition

(aged is similar to ...) prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use

Definition 3: of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where aged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mature well-aged cheeses

Synonyms for aged in the sense of this definition

(aged is similar to ...) fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used

"ripe peaches" "full-bodied mature wines"

Definition 4: at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where aged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • aged rocks

(aged is similar to ...) affected by wear; damaged by long use

"worn threads on the screw" "a worn suit" "the worn pockets on the jacket"

Definition 5: advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where aged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • aged members of the society
  • elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper
  • senior citizen

Synonyms for aged in the sense of this definition

(aged is similar to ...) (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age

"his mother is very old" "a ripe old age" "how old are you?"

Definition 6: having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where aged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • aged ten
  • ten years of age

Synonyms for aged in the sense of this definition

(aged is similar to ...) (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age

"his mother is very old" "a ripe old age" "how old are you?"

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