- no longer in use or fashionable; out-of-date; outmoded; antiquated.
Origin of outdated
- to put out of date; make antiquated or obsolete: The advent of the steamship outdated sailing ships as commercial carriers.
Origin of outdate
First recorded in 1640–50; probably back formation from outdated
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Examples from the Web for outdated
There are plenty of other outdated stereotypes in “Tom and Jerry”—sexist attitudes, for example—but Amazon chose to focus on race.Is ‘Tom and Jerry’ Really Racist?
October 2, 2014
The concept of a ‘black community’ or ‘black America’ led by figures like Al Sharpton is counterproductive and, at best, outdated.There's No Such Thing as 'Black America'
August 27, 2014
Some Brita models can deal with certain toxins, such as lead, that can come from outdated pipes.Are Water Filters B.S.?
August 19, 2014
The form asks users to explain why the disputed links are “irrelevant, outdated, or otherwise objectionable.”Should We Have the Right to Be Forgotten Online?
July 15, 2014
Outdated views on family honor—which see women as its repository—have a lot to answer for.How India’s Honor Culture Perpetuates Mass Rape
July 14, 2014
They do not disseminate the little, outdated knowledge that they do possess.After the Rain
Medicare's finances are strained and its coverage is outdated.
Medicare's finances are strained, and its coverage is outdated.State of the Union Addresses of George W. Bush
George W. Bush
The old Hebrew views of the physical system, outdated as they are now, are nevertheless full of sublimity on their own account.Understanding the Scriptures
Typos aside, the text is original and retains some inconsistent or outdated spellings.Sword and Pen
John Algernon Owens
- old-fashioned or obsolete
- (tr) (of something new) to cause (something else) to become old-fashioned or obsolete
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Word Origin and History for outdated
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