Definition of aged
1 : grown old: such asa : of an advanced age an aged manb : having attained a specified age a man aged 40 years
2 : typical of old age
agednessplay \ˈā-jəd-nəs\ noun
Examples of aged in a Sentence
a group of men aged between 20 and 30
all the young men went to fight in the war; and only the aged and infirm remained behind
Recent Examples of aged from the Web
The crew finds a middle-aged woman in a driveway slumped on a folding chair someone brought out from their house to prop her up.
A middle-aged man has common complaints of chest and stomach pain, but the final diagnosis is anything but typical.
At 8 a.m. that same day, Louisville Metro Police said another college-aged woman was robbed near the intersection of M and Rodman streets.
The middle-aged woman who was in the home claimed that Taylor entered her home and grabbed her by the throat.
Around the new millennium, when Metallica was trying to sink digital music piracy, college-aged acoustic rock trio Dispatch was sailing it across the country.
Most steak is wet-aged, meaning it has been sealed in plastic for up to five weeks.
Cocktails include a barrel-aged old fashioned, the signature Empire Sunset (made with rum, vodka and citrus) and carafe cocktails, including a pineapple-jalapeno margarita and Prohibition Punch.
A middle-aged woman crossed the road, heading back to the memorial from the Wendy’s down the street.
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First Known Use of aged
AGED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of aged for English Language Learners
: very old
: having reached a specified age
AGED Defined for Kids
Definition of aged for Students
1 : very old an aged oak an aged man
2 : having reached a specified age a child aged ten
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