Definition of aged in English:

aged

Syllabification: aged

adjective

1 /ājd/ [predicative or postpositive] Having lived for a specified length of time; of a specified age: young people aged 14 to 18 he died aged 60
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  • Now aged 50, he lives in the family's ancestral home at Killeheen, near Reens Pike, west of the town, where he has his graphic design business.
  • This amazes me because when I was living in Edinburgh, aged 19, between college and university, I worked in a cafe for £2 an hour.
  • The sum of £109.45 is the ‘poverty line’ for pensioners, so how can someone aged 59 live on barely half as much?
1.1(Of a horse or farm animal) over a certain defined age of maturity, typically 6 to 12 years for horses, 3 or 4 years for cattle.
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  • Ward, 41, planned on resting the mare and then showing her in next year's aged cow horse events.
  • Some horsemen refer to an aged horse as a ‘smooth mouth’ horse, regardless of the status of its teeth.
  • Further, owners must be refrained from selling unproductive aged cows and should be severely dealt for this criminal act.
2 /ˈājəd/ Having lived or existed for a long time; old: aged men with white hair (as plural noun the aged) Methodist homes for the aged
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  • Thirdly, it was decided to replace existing aged computers with a new integrated computer system.
  • The aged, infirm, senile, and disabled are cared for, whenever possible, within extended family networks.
  • They don't want to spend their years from 55 to 75 caring for an aged mother who lives to 95.
Synonyms
elderly, old, mature, older, senior, hoary, ancient, senescent, advanced in years, in one's dotage, long in the tooth, as old as the hills, past one's prime, not as young as one used to be, getting on, over the hill, no spring chicken
3 /ājd/ That has been subjected to aging: jeans in hardrock wash give a unique aged appearance
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  • These trends are reflected in new high-end mouldings that offer elegant, subtly aged finishes to complement interiors with a European feel.
  • Defenders of the president have suggested that the documents may have been made recently with a computer or word processor and then copied many times to give them an aged appearance.
  • To match the existing aged appearance, Duro-Tard surface retarder was rolled onto the forms that created the recessed panels.

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