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'old' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'old'
1. of a very early stage in development
Old English is also called Anglo Saxon
Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century
2. (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
an old man's eagle mind
his mother is very old
a ripe old age
how old are you?
3. of long duration; not new
old tradition
old house
old wine
old country
old friendships
old money
4. (used for emphasis) very familiar
good old boy
same old story
5. just preceding something else in time or order
my old house was larger
6. old in experience
an old offender
the older soldiers
7. belonging to some prior time
8. (used informally especially for emphasis)
had us a high old time

'old' - used as a noun
9. past times (especially in the phrase 'in days of old')

derived forms
1. Old / Plural
olds
2. Old / Comparitive
older
3. Old / Superlative
oldest
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  • young
  • new
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