Definition of ageing



  • acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time. Synonyms: aging, ripening.
  • the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age. Synonyms: aging, senescence.


  • begin to seem older; get older; "The death of his wife caused him to age fast". Synonyms: age.
  • grow old or older; "She aged gracefully", "we age every day--what a depressing thought!", "Young men senesce". Synonyms: age, get on, maturate, mature, senesce.
  • make older; "The death of his child aged him tremendously". Synonyms: age. Antonyms: rejuvenate.

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catabiosis, dote, fossilise, fossilize, mellowing, turn.

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