1. [Adjective]: older brother or sister; "big sister"

2. [Noun]: a person who is older than you are

3. [Noun]: any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit

4. [Noun]: any of various church officers

5. used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son; "Bill Adams, Sr."

Similar words to 'elder'

1. senior

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