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

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

2. used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son

Similar word(s): senior, elder

3. skilled through long experience

- the older soldiers

Similar word(s): experienced, experient, old

Sentences with older as an adjective:

- My older brother and I are Catholic twins. He’s older by eleven months, not quite a year older than me.

- The thoughtful lad helped an older lady across the street.