archived

adjective
ar·​chived | \ ˈär-ˌkīvd How to pronounce archived (audio) \

Definition of archived

: filed or collected in or as if in an archive archived photographs archived e-mail messages Newspapers should be lowering their prices for archived content.— Karim Mostafa The individual file drawers stacked in the basement were all locked and alarmed, as was the microfilm storage area of archived cards, which occupied a fireproof vault that was also connected to Max Kessler's alarm system.— Paul Christopher

First Known Use of archived

1886, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about archived

Time Traveler for archived

Time Traveler

The first known use of archived was in 1886

See more words from the same year

Statistics for archived

Cite this Entry

“Archived.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archived. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on archived

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for archived

Nglish: Translation of archived for Spanish Speakers

Comments on archived

What made you want to look up archived? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a blooming wisteria tree
  • Which is a synonym of exiguous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!