people who are old collectively
"special arrangements were available for the aged"
aged, elderly, older, senior(adj)
advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)
"aged members of the society"; "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"; "senior citizen"
an elderly person
older people as a whole
old; having lived for relatively many years
somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering on old age; as, elderly people
A term used to describe people who are over the age of eighty.
Some countries have a higher elderly population than others.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'elderly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2117
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'elderly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2285
Rank popularity for the word 'elderly' in Adjectives Frequency: #273
The numerical value of elderly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of elderly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sure i'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself some day.
With Angalifu's passing, only five northern white rhinos are left on the planet, including Nola, our elderly female.
first casualties of every are the weak people like women, children and elderly and the last people who speak about are the UN, EU and USA
Well-paying jobs that elderly people used to occupy are getting scarcer and elderly people are accepting positions even for very low wages.
first casualties of every war are the weak people like women, children and elderly and the last people who speak about are the UN, EU and USA
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Translations for elderly
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- anciàCatalan, Valencian
- ältlich, älter, bejahrtGerman
- iäkäs, vanhahkoFinnish
- âgé, ancien, vieuxFrench
- やや年とった, 年配Japanese
- idosa, idosoPortuguese
- bătrâni, bătrână, vârsta a treia, vârstnici, bătrânRomanian
- пожилой, престарелый, возрастRussian
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