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Adjective
(of a person) Having been in existence for a long time
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“I'm old but none the wiser.”
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Constructed a long time ago
“The old structure and its surrounding areas have been a popular location for filming.”
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(of clothes) Has been worn or used many times over a long period of time
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“With his old shoes, and shabby clothes, it was a fall from grace no nobleman has ever faced.”
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Characterized by outdatedness and something that's not trending at the moment
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“Forgive me for saying, but your decor is looking rather old.”
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Has been in possession or usage over a long period
“This particular item was purchased as part of our old, sun-faded collection.”
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Marked by having extensive life experiences
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“He acts in a manner that is old for his age.”
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(attributive) In a time or period marked by the past
“In the old days, we used to run around in the garden and chase birds, completely unplugged.”
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So often used that it has become repetitive and tiresome
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“I know it's going to sound clichéd and old, but we are just going to take it one week at a time.”
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Well-known or long established
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“There is an old Irish saying that tells you not to listen to old English sayings.”
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Referring to something or someone one used to have
“His old partner went on a reality television show to find fame, but found it for all the wrong reasons.”
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Lasting for a very long time, especially for the duration of one's life
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Belonging or happening near the beginning of a particular period
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No longer nubile or suitable for marriage, in reference to people
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Previously owned or used
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Which has broken down and, as a result, is no longer in working order
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Exhausted
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Existing in or as part of a tradition
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Made rancid by fermentation, etc.
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Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors
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Lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
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Not coarse, rough, or harsh
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An old, dilapidated vehicle
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A person's father or mother
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