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oldest, superlative; older, comparative;
  1. Having lived for a long time; no longer young
    • - the old man lay propped up on cushions
  2. Made or built long ago
    • - the old quarter of the town
  3. Possessed or used for a long time
    • - he gave his old clothes away
  4. Having the characteristics or showing the signs of age
    • - marble now so old that it has turned gray and chipped
  5. Belonging only or chiefly to the past; former or previous
    • - valuation under the old rating system was inexact
  6. Used to refer to the first of two or more similar things
    • - I was going to try to get my old job back
  7. Dating from far back; long-established or known
    • - we greet each other like old friends
    • - I get sick of the same old routine
  8. (of a form of a language) As used in former or earliest times

  9. Of a specified age
    • - he was fourteen years old
    • - a seven-month-old baby
  10. A person or animal of the age specified
    • - a nineteen-year-old
  11. Used to express affection, familiarity, or contempt
    • - it gets the old adrenaline going
    • - “Good old Mom,” she said

  1. (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
  2. past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  3. of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
  4. old(a): (used for emphasis) very familiar; "good old boy"; "same old story"
  5. skilled through long experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"
  6. erstwhile(a): belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
  7. Old, the seventh full-length album released by Starflyer 59, was released on Tooth & Nail Records in 2003. It is often considered one of the best albums by Starflyer 59, as it reintroduces the band's rock oriented sound. ...
  8. OLD (originally an acronym for Old Lady Drivers) was a grindcore / industrial metal band from Bergenfield, New Jersey, signed to Earache Records. It featured Alan Dubin on vocals, and James Plotkin on guitars and programming, both of whom would later form the experimental doom metal band Khanate.
  9. Too-Rye-Ay is the second album by Dexys Midnight Runners, released in August 1982 (see 1982 in music). The album is best known for the hit single "Come On Eileen".
  10. "Old" is a song recorded by American heavy metal band Machine Head. It was released as a single in two different versions. The title track is taken off of the 1994 album Burn My Eyes.
  11. (Olds (provincial electoral district)) Olds was a provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada. The district was mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1909 to 1963. The district was combined with the Didsbury electoral district to form Olds-Didsbury. ...
  12. People who are old; old beings; The older generation; Of an object, concept, relationship, etc., having existed for a relatively long period of time; Of a living being, having lived for most of the expected years; Of a perishable item, having existed for most, or more than its shelf life; Of an ...
  13. (oldly) In an old manner
  14. (OLDS (online log data set)) A data set on direct access storage that contains the log records written by DBCTL. When the current OLDS is full, IMS continues logging to a further available OLDS.
  15. A roasted coffee that has been left for too long changes aroma and acquires a specific and disagreeable flavor. Similar to oldish but with stronger hay-like flavor.
  16. an old star is very old indeed, about 10 billion years (or more)
  17. Allows you to choose a previously assigned identity reference for an observation
  18. Sanskrit: Vedic Sanskrit - Classical Sanskrit · (Indo-Aryan superstrate in Mitanni)
  19. Town was redeveloped in the 1970s as a pedestrian-friendly "main street" shopping and service district. Free public parking lots and street parking combined to provide more than 1,200 spaces scattered throughout the district that were never more than 80% filled. ...
  20. A planetary surface that has been modified little since its formation typically featuring large numbers of impact craters; (compare to young).
  21. The old scold their fold: "Hold to our mold."
  22. evidence of formation mode is absent or inconclusive, but there is clear evidence of extensive subsequent development.
  23. offensive to the popular taste, as an old book.
  24. The category “older adult” encompasses people between the ages 65-older, a very large range. In order to break the category down to be more descriptive of the diverse population, old has been coined to mean those 75-84 years of age.
  25. Aged, Elderly, Historic, Nostalgic, Old-fashioned, Traditional, Vintage.