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out of date

Syllabification: out of date

Definition of out of date in English:

adjective

1Old-fashioned: everything in her wardrobe must be hopelessly out of date an out-of-date kitchen
More example sentences
  • It's difficult to say whether the film would have been better had it gone before cameras three or four years ago but, by 2005, it feels creaky and out-of-date.
  • Which will seem more quaint, out-of-date, or stupid?
  • Those seeking to abuse the fast-developing connected digital era are mediated by archaic laws based on out-of-date concepts.
Synonyms
1.1No longer valid or relevant: your passport is out of date
More example sentences
  • Reports from Italy yesterday suggested he may have been travelling on an out-of-date passport in his old name.
  • They included an out-of-date passport and references from people who were unable to verify clinical skills.
  • After a long and tedious afternoon's work, all the out-of-date raisins and lentils have been chucked and the kitchen cupboards have been restored to order.
Synonyms
superseded, obsolete, expired, lapsed, invalid, (null and) void

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