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1. [n] past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old'')

2. [s] just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"

3. [s] of a very early stage in development; "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century"

4. [s] old in experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"

5. [a] of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"

6. [a] (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; especially not young; often used as a combining form to indicate an age as specified as in `a week-old baby''; "an old man''s eagle mind"--William Butler Yeat

7. [s] lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race"

8. [s] of an earlier time; "his old classmates"

similar words

1. [a] preceding(a)

2. [a] early

3. [a] experienced

4. [s] age-old

5. [s] antique

6. [s] antediluvian

7. [s] antiquated

8. [s] archaic

9. [s] antique

10. [s] auld

11. [s] cold

12. [s] stale

13. [s] hand-me-down

14. [s] hand-down

15. [s] hoary

16. [s] rusty

17. [s] immemorial(ip)

18. [s] long-ago

19. [s] longtime(a)

20. [s] patched

21. [s] secondhand

22. [s] used

23. [s] sunset

24. [s] yellow

25. [s] yellowed

26. [s] aged

27. [s] elderly

28. [s] older

29. [s] senior

30. [s] aged(a)

31. [s] of_age(p)

32. [s] aging

33. [s] ageing

34. [s] senescent

35. [s] ancient

36. [s] anile

37. [s] centenarian

38. [s] darkened

39. [s] doddering

40. [s] doddery

41. [s] gaga

42. [s] senile

43. [s] emeritus

44. [s] retired

45. [s] gray

46. [s] grey

47. [s] gray-haired

48. [s] grey-haired

49. [s] gray-headed

50. [s] grey-headed

51. [s] grizzly

52. [s] hoar

53. [s] hoary

54. [s] white-haired

55. [s] middle-aged

56. [s] nonagenarian

57. [s] octogenarian

58. [s] oldish

59. [s] overage

60. [s] overaged

61. [s] superannuated

62. [s] over-the-hill

63. [s] retired

64. [s] superannuated

65. [s] sexagenarian

66. [s] venerable

67. [a] unoriginal

68. [a] past

opposite words

1. [a] new

2. [a] young

3. [a] immature

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