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old
Definition:
Continued in life; advanced in the course of existence; having ( a certain) length of existence; designating the age of a person or thing; as, an infant a few hours old; a cathedral centuries old.

Synonyms:

adjective
advanced in age
aged, ancient, debilitated, decrepit, elderly, enfeebled, exhausted, experienced, fossil, geriatric, gray, gray-haired, grizzled, hoary, impaired, inactive, infirm, mature, matured, olden, oldish, seasoned, senile, senior, skilled, superannuated, tired, venerable, versed, veteran, wasted, getting on, along in years, broken down, not young, past one's prime, over the hill.
age-old
well-established, ageold.
aged
advanced, aged, ancient, durable, elderly, geriatric, mature, matured, octogenarian, ripe, superannuated, venerable, vintage.
all
old.
broken-down
in disrepair, broken down.
continuing
long-lived, perdurable.
dead
late.
fusty
fusty.
hackneyed
stocker, old-hat, well-worn, familiar tune, old chestnut, old saw, old-chestnut, old-saw, played-out, run of the mill.
inveterate
hardcore, hard core.
late
latest, exanimate.
medieval
feudal.
musty
frowzy, dried-out, Mildewed, dried out, mildewy.
obsolete, outdated
aboriginal, age-old, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, bygone, dated, decayed, demode, done, early, erstwhile, former, hackneyed, immemorial, late, moth-eaten, old-time, once, onetime, original, out-of-date, outmoded, past, primeval, primitive, primordial, pristine, quondam, relic, remote, rusty, sometime, stale, traditional, unfashionable, unoriginal, worn-out, Crumbling, oldfangled, time-worn, of old, of yore, old-fashioned, cast-off, passé.
old
antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, paleolithic, primeval, primitive, primordial, timeworn, aged, ancient, elderly, venerable.
out-of-date
Superseded.
over-the-hill
over the hill, past one's prime.
passe
passer.
past
ago, bygone, former, historical, old-time, past, previous, yore, yesterday's, anteceding, good old days, way back when, gone by, olden days, ancient, primeval, primordial, Latterday, way back, ages ago, behind one, down memory lane, gone-by, long-ago.
secondhand
hand-me-down, pre-owned, not new, previously owned, unnew.
seedy
gone to seed.
skillful
there, a hand at, really into, tuned in.
threadbare
worse for wear.
time-honored
taken for granted, Folker.
traditional, long-established
constant, continuing, enduring, established, firm, hardened, inveterate, lifelong, long-lasting, long-lived, perennial, perpetual, practiced, solid, steady, time-honored, vintage, Familiar, Staying, of long standing.
veteran
veteran, long-serving, battle-scarred, disciplined, from way back, long time, longtime, knows one's stuff, long-time, up to speed, wise to ways.
young
juvenile.
noun
cherished
beloved, dear, good.
grownup
adult, experienced, grown.
out-of-date
outmoded, old fashioned.
time
old.
wonderful
excellent, great, magnificent, superb.
worn
broken-down, decayed, dilapidated, faded, fresh, new, ragged, shabby, shattered, stale, tattered, thin, torn, used, useless, weather-beaten, worn, worn-out, Decaying, Mended.
verb
pass
date.
Examples of usage:
  1. " Nothing like the old man, after all, is there? – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  2. That old Miss Panney! – The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
  3. For a long time after this the old woman said nothing more. – Madge Morton's Trust by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  4. All right, old man; time out! – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  5. She is not as old as her mother. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie

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