What does aging mean?

Definitions for aging

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ripening, aging, ageing(noun)

    acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time

  2. aging, ageing, senescence(adj)

    the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age

  3. aging, ageing, senescent(adj)

    growing old

Wiktionary

  1. aging(Noun)

    The process of becoming older or more mature.

  2. aging(Noun)

    Allowing something to become older.

    The owner asked the clerk to age some big bills that were due.

  3. aging(Noun)

    The deliberate act of making something (such as an antique) appear older than it is.

  4. aging(Noun)

    Becoming senescent; accumulating damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time

  5. aging(Noun)

    Elderly person. Only as a collective plural in "the aging"

  6. aging(Adjective)

    Becoming elderly.

    The aging artist could no longer steadily hold the brush.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aging

    of Age

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Aging

    The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aging in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Katharine Graham:

    No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.

  2. Doug Larson:

    The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.

  3. Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde:

    These are the soul's changes. I don't believe in aging. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism.

  4. Marilyn Ferguson:

    Of all the self-fulfilling prophecies in our culture, the assumption that aging means decline and poor health is probably the deadliest.

  5. Mark Di Nola:

    The industry is aware of issues involved in the continued use of aging ski lifts, in this case 37 years. Analogous to our country's aging infrastructure of roads and bridges.

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