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Definition of 'aged'

See also: age 


  1. people who are old collectively; "special arrangements were available for the aged"
       Synonyms: elderly
       Antonyms: young youth


  1. advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables); "aged members of the society"; "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"; "senior citizen"
       Synonyms: elderly older senior
  2. at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable); "aged rocks"
  3. having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable); "aged ten"; "ten years of age"
       Synonyms: of age
  4. of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable); "mature well-aged cheeses"
       Synonyms: ripened
  5. (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
       Synonyms: cured

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