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  1. [noun] how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"

  2. [noun] an era of history having some distinctive feature; "we live in a litigious age"
    Synonyms: historic period

  3. [noun] a time in life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld"
    Synonyms: eld

  4. [noun] a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"
    Synonyms: old years, eld, geezerhood

  5. [noun] a prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years"
    Synonyms: long time, years

  6. [verb] begin to seem older; get older; "The death of his wife caused him to age fast"

  7. [verb] grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day
    Synonyms: senesce, get on, mature, maturate

  8. [verb] make older; "The death of his child aged him tremendously"


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