antiquated

[ an-ti-kwey-tid ]
/ ˈæn tɪˌkweɪ tɪd /

adjective

continued from, resembling, or adhering to the past; old-fashioned: antiquated attitudes.
no longer used; obsolete or obsolescent: The spinning wheel is an antiquated machine.
aged; old:

Origin of antiquated

First recorded in 1615–25; antiquate + -ed2

Related forms

an·ti·qua·ted·ness, nounun·an·ti·quat·ed, adjective

Synonym study

Definition for antiquated (2 of 2)

antiquate

[ an-ti-kweyt ]
/ ˈæn tɪˌkweɪt /

verb (used with object), an·ti·quat·ed, an·ti·quat·ing.

to make obsolete, old-fashioned, or out of date by replacing with something newer or better: This latest device will antiquate the ice-cube tray.
to design or create in an antique style; cause to appear antique.

Origin of antiquate

1400–50; late Middle English antiquat old < Medieval Latin antīquātus old, ancient, past participle of antiquāre to put in an earlier state, verbal derivative of Latin antīquus; see antique

Related forms

an·ti·qua·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for antiquated (1 of 2)

antiquated

/ (ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪd) /

adjective

outmoded; obsolete
aged; ancient

Derived Forms

antiquatedness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for antiquated (2 of 2)

antiquate

/ (ˈæntɪˌkweɪt) /

verb (tr)

to make obsolete or old-fashioned
to give an old or antique appearance to

Word Origin for antiquate

C15: from Latin antīquāre to make old, from antīquus ancient
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