obsolesce

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verb ob·so·lesce \ˌäb-sə-ˈles\

Definition of obsolesce

obsolesced

;

obsolescing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to be or become obsolescent

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to make obsolescent

Origin and Etymology of obsolesce

Latin obsolescere


First Known Use: 1873



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