the ancients

Definition of the ancients

:the people who lived in ancient times :the people of ancient Greece and Rome
  • a temple built by the ancients
  • the gods of the ancients

Word by Word Definitions

ancient play ancients
  1. : having had an existence of many years

  2. : of or relating to a remote period, to a time early in history, or to those living in such a period or time

  3. : having the qualities of age or long existence: such as

  1. : an aged living being

  2. : a person who lived in ancient times:

  3. : the civilized people of antiquity

  1. : ensign, standard, flag

  2. : the bearer of an ensign


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