well/far along in years

Definition of well/far along in years

  1. :  having lived for many years :  old people who are well/far along in years

Word by Word Definitions

wellplay
  1. :  an issue of water from the earth :  a pool fed by a spring

    :  source, origin

    :  a pit or hole sunk into the earth to reach a supply of water

  1. :  to rise to the surface and usually flow forth

    :  to rise like a flood of liquid

    :  to emit in a copious free flow

  1. :  in a good or proper manner :  justly, rightly

    :  satisfactorily with respect to conduct or action

    :  in a kindly or friendly manner

  1. : used to indicate resumption of discourse or to introduce a remark

    : used to express surprise or expostulation

  1. :  prosperous, well-off

    :  being in satisfactory condition or circumstances

    :  being in good standing or favor

  1. :  at or to a considerable distance in space

    :  to a great extent :  much

    :  by a broad interval :  widely

  1. :  remote in space

    :  distinctly different in quality or relationship

    :  remote in time

alongplay
  1. :  in a line matching the length or direction of

    :  at a point or points on

    :  in the course of

  1. :  forward, on

    :  from one to another

    :  in company :  as a companion

yearplay years
  1. :  the period of about 3651/4 solar days required for one revolution of the earth around the sun

    :  the time required for the apparent sun to return to an arbitrary fixed or moving reference point in the sky

    :  the time in which a planet completes a revolution about the sun


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