adjective \ˈā-jəd, ˈājd; ˈājd for 1b\

: very old

: having reached a specified age

Full Definition of AGED

:  grown old: as
a :  of an advanced age <an aged man>
b :  having attained a specified age <a man aged 40 years>
:  typical of old age
ag·ed·ness \ˈā-jəd-nəs\ noun

Examples of AGED

  1. a group of men aged between 20 and 30
  2. <all the young men went to fight in the war; and only the aged and infirm remained behind>

First Known Use of AGED

15th century

Rhymes with AGED


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