verb (used with object), ob·so·let·ed, ob·so·let·ing.
Origin of obsolete
Examples from the Web for obsolete
That data (collected in 2012 and 2013) is obsolete: Jesse Logan confirms both areas are “now showing significant mortality.”
And fashion editor Lynn Yaeger thinks print magazines are becoming "obsolete."Kate Hudson Defends Butt Implants; Cara Delevingne Is Designing For DKNY|The Fashion Beast Team|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Getting rid of obsolete laws is not something Congress does often.
Navigating this brave new world is the inventively-named Anana, an employee at a soon to be obsolete print dictionary.
But Predators are vulnerable to even the most obsolete surface-to-air missiles or air-to-air fighter aircraft.The Killer Drone Goes Stealthy—Just in Time for a New Cold War|Zach Rosenberg|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Very many verbs seem to be anomalous in some of their forms in consequence of deriving these from an obsolete kindred root.Greek in a Nutshell|James Strong
To understand Cowper's mind, however, we must take the now obsolete meditation with the permanently attractive pictures.Hours in a Library|Leslie Stephen
Besides cocillana the preparation contains two other obsolete drugs, wild lettuce and euphorbia pilulifera.
Many countries sell their obsolete dies, with the result that more or less inaccurate reprints are made from them.Peeps at Postage Stamps|Stanley Currie Johnson
There was one time in my life when "can't" was an obsolete word in my vocabulary.On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck|R. Pitcher Woodward
British Dictionary definitions for obsolete
Word Origin for obsolete
Word Origin and History for obsolete
1570s, from Latin obsoletus "grown old, worn out," past participle of obsolescere "fall into disuse," probably from ob "away" (see ob-) + an expanded form of solere "to be used to, be accustomed" (see insolent).