Definition of antiquated
1 : outmoded or discredited by reason of age : old and no longer useful, popular, or accepted antiquated ideas antiquated methods of farming antiquated machinery antiquated slang
2 : obsolete an antiquated calendar
3 : advanced in age
Examples of antiquated in a Sentence
He has some pretty antiquated opinions about politics.
saw an antiquated hand-cranked rope-making machine at the textiles museum
Recent Examples of antiquated from the Web
The second-most-common reason for delays is the subway’s antiquated signal system, parts of which date to the 1930s.
The company attacked the recent ruling as antiquated and said regulators are unfairly targeting Hewlett-Packard as a test case.
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ANTIQUATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of antiquated for English Language Learners
: very old and no longer useful, popular, or accepted : very old-fashioned or obsolete
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