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1. how long something has existed
it was replaced because of its age
2. an era of history having some distinctive feature
we live in a litigious age
3. a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises
she was now of school age|tall for his eld
4. a prolonged period of time
we've known each other for ages|I haven't been there for years and years
5. a late time of life
old age is not for sissies|he's showing his years|age hasn't slowed him down at all|a beard white with eld|on the brink of geezerhood
6. The whole duration of a being, whether animal, vegetable, or other kind; lifetime.
7. In poker, the right belonging to the player to the left of the dealer to pass the first round in betting, and then to come in last or stay out; also, the player holding this position; the eldest hand.
8. begin to seem older; get older
The death of his wife caused him to age fast
9. grow old or older
She aged gracefully|we age every day--what a depressing thought!|Young men senesce
10. make older
The death of his child aged him tremendously
11. To grow aged; to become old; to show marks of age; as, he grew fat as he aged.
12. To cause to grow old; to impart the characteristics of age to; as, grief ages us.