the aged

noun

: old people
providing help for the aged and the sick

Examples of the aged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ultimately, though, the team went in a different direction and skipped the aged makeup and gray hair. Kara Nesvig, Allure, 9 May 2024 Seeking insights into ways to reform health care for the aged, Mr. Pryor went under cover in 1970 as a volunteer at nursing homes in the Washington region. Robert D. McFadden, New York Times, 20 Apr. 2024 Collin, who has spent much of his career as a critic, sees the aged Kant—played by the dourly puckish and gesturally exacting Samuel Beckett specialist David Warrilow—as a vital precursor to Jacques Tati or, rather, to Tati’s alter ego, Monsieur Hulot. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 19 Mar. 2024 My job was to protect the aged and disabled — people just like my father. Shannon Carpenter, CNN, 5 Mar. 2024 Guests mixed the aged bourbons and ryes to their preferred style and strength. Garret K. Woodward, Rolling Stone, 7 Mar. 2024 With an afloat schedule packed with exercises, trainings and exchanges, the aged ship was still able to prevent nearly 4,000 pounds of cocaine and 5,400 pounds of marijuana from entering the United States. Craig Hooper, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 Though this habitat may seem like a utopia, the aged animal still faced adversity. Christian Thorsberg, Smithsonian Magazine, 20 Feb. 2024 Truth knew former slaves had no retirement plans and that the aged and infirm were particularly vulnerable to neglect. Cynthia Greenlee, Smithsonian Magazine, 12 Feb. 2024

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“The aged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20aged. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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