aged

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adjective \ˈā-jəd, ˈājd; ˈājd for 1b\

Definition of aged

  1. 1 :  grown old: such asa :  of an advanced age an aged manb :  having attained a specified age a man aged 40 years

  2. 2 :  typical of old age

agedness

play \ˈā-jəd-nəs\ noun

Examples of aged in a sentence

  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

15th Century

First Known Use of aged

15th century



AGED Defined for English Language Learners

aged

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adjective \ˈā-jəd, ˈājd; ˈājd for 1b\

Definition of aged for English Language Learners

  • : very old

  • : having reached a specified age


AGED Defined for Kids

aged

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adjective \ˈā-jəd for 1, ˈājd for 2\

Definition of aged for Students

  1. 1 :  very old an aged oak an aged man

  2. 2 :  having reached a specified age a child aged ten



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