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Definition 1: skilled through long experience - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • an old offender
  • the older soldiers

Synonyms for older in the sense of this definition

(older is similar to ...) having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation

Definition 2: advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where older 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 older in the sense of this definition

(older 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 3: used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • Bill Adams, Sr.

Synonyms for older in the sense of this definition

(older is similar to ...) older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service

"senior officer"

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