chronological age

Definition of chronological age

:the age of a person as measured from birth to a given date
  • His chronological age is five, but his mental age is three—he thinks and behaves like a three-year-old.

Word by Word Definitions

chronological play
  1. : of, relating to, or arranged in or according to the order of time

age play
  1. : the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests

  2. : one of the stages of life

  3. : the length of an existence extending from the beginning to any given time

  1. : to become old : show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age

  2. : to acquire a desirable quality (such as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time

  3. : to cause to become old

  1. : aggregate : collection

  2. : action : process

  3. : cumulative result of


Medical Dictionary

chronological age

noun chro·no·log·i·cal age \ ˌkrän-ᵊl-ˌäj-i-kəl-, ˌkrōn- \

medical Definition of chronological age

:the age of a person as measured from birth to a given date — compare achievement age

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