Definition of old:

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: adjective

Aged; that has existed long; ancient; out of date.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adjective

Advanced in years: having been long in existence: decayed by time: out of date: ancient: having the age or duration of: long practiced.


part of speech: adjective

Having existed or lived many years; aged; as, an old oak; having an appearance of age; as, an old face; having reached a certain age; as, twenty- one years old; ancient; out of date; as, old customs; old coins; long used; not new; as, old shoes; long practiced; as, old habits; belonging to the past; as, one's old home; long experienced; as, he is an old hand at that work.

part of speech: noun

Former times; as, in days of old.

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