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Being born earlier and more mature in age
“Participants reported that their parents thought that the older sibling should serve as a role model for the younger ones.”
Being of advanced years in age
“David was now older and not the warrior he once was.”
Being an adult or mature in age
“But things had changed, and Charles was now an older man.”
Of an earlier time or age
“In like manner, the older tradition displays none of the hostility to the particular so evident in the revised version.”
Existing or occurring at some time in the past
(of a person) Comparative for having been in existence for a long time
“I'm old but none the wiser.”
Comparative for in a poor structural condition, especially due to old age
“The old structure and its surrounding areas have been a popular location for filming.”
(of clothes) Comparative for having been worn or used many times over a long period of time
“With his old shoes, and shabby clothes, it was a fall from grace no nobleman has ever faced.”
Comparative for characterized by outdatedness and something that's not trending at the moment
“Forgive me for saying, but your decor is looking rather old.”
Comparative for having been in possession or usage over a long period
“This particular item was purchased as part of our old, sun-faded collection.”
Comparative for marked by having extensive life experiences
“He acts in a manner that is old for his age.”
(attributive) Comparative for 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.”
Comparative for so often used that it has become repetitive and tiresome
“I know it's going to sound clichéd and old, but we are just going to take it one week at a time.”
Comparative for well-known or long established
“There is an old Irish saying that tells you not to listen to old English sayings.”
Comparative for 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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