(noun, adjective, verb)


1. advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)

- aged members of the society

Similar word(s): old, elderly, older, senior

2. at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable)

- aged rocks

Similar word(s): worn

3. having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)

- aged ten

Similar word(s): old

4. of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable)

- mature well-aged cheeses

Similar word(s): mature, ripe, ripened

5. (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)

Similar word(s): preserved, cured

Sentences with aged as an adjective:

- Aged 18, he had no idea what would happen next.


1. people who are old collectively

- special arrangements were available for the aged

Similar word(s): elderly

Definition categories: group, cohort


1. simple past tense and past participle of age