- a period of the history of the earth distinguished by some special feature: the Ice Age.
- a unit of geological time, shorter than an epoch, during which the rocks comprising a stage were formed.
verb (used without object), aged, ag·ing or age·ing.
verb (used with object), aged, ag·ing or age·ing.
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Idioms for age
- being any of several ages, usually 21 or 18, at which certain legal rights, as voting or marriage, are acquired.
- being old enough for full legal rights and responsibilities.
Origin of age
synonym study for age
OTHER WORDS FROM agein·ter·age, adjectivepre·age, verb, pre·aged, pre·ag·ing.subage, nounun·ag·ing, adjective
Definition for age (2 of 4)
Origin of -age
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Example sentences from the Web for age
And the Absinthe House has a full list: Other famous imbibers include P.T. Barnum, Oscar Wilde, and General Robert E. Lee.
Because Duck Dynasty receives monster TV ratings and Robertson paid by a company (A&E) while making these public statements.Butts, Brawls, and Bill Cosby: The Biggest Celebrity Scandals of 2014 |Kevin Fallon|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Originally conceived by author Clarence E. Mulford in 1904, Hopalong was crude, rough-talking, and dangerous.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The guitar is tuned to E, and an Eminor chord on a guitar just rings and rings forever.
"He brought Ray Charles to the mix as an influence on rock & roll," E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt once raved.
E was an Esquire, with pride on his brow; F was a Farmer, and followed the plough.
True; but as we are far enough now from that point, we must e'en make the best of the bad.
I can hardly help laughing at this myself; for, Se non e vero, ben Trovato!A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
"I supposed you 'adn't, as 'e ain't 'ere, with yer ma," replied the young person.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Nevertheless, he listened patiently for the thousandth time to the E flat concerto, as Steiniger played it.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for age (1 of 2)
- a period or state of human lifehe should know better at his age; she had got beyond the giggly age
- (as modifier)age group
- a period of history marked by some feature or characteristic; era
- (capital when part of a name)the Middle Ages; the Space Age
- a period of the earth's history distinguished by special characteristicsthe age of reptiles
- the period during which a stage of rock strata is formed; a subdivision of an epoch
verb ages, ageing, aging or aged
Word Origin for age
British Dictionary definitions for age (2 of 2)
suffix forming nouns
Word Origin for -age
Medical definitions for age
Idioms and Phrases with age
see act one's age; coon's age; golden age; in this day and age; of age; ripe old age; under age.