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Definition of aged in English:

adjective

1 /eɪdʒd/ [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 /ˈeɪdʒɪd/ Having lived or existed for a long time; very old: aged men with white hair
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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, ancient, venerable;
advanced in years, getting on;
grey, grey-haired, grey-bearded, grizzled, hoary;
past one's prime, not as young as one was, not as young as one used to be;
decrepit, doddering, doddery, not long for this world, senile, superannuated;
septuagenarian, octogenarian, nonagenarian, centenarian
informal past it, over the hill, no spring chicken
formal senescent
rare longevous
3 /eɪdʒd/ Having been subjected to ageing: replica guitar with aged finish
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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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