What does older mean?

Definitions for older

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word older.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. elder, older, sr.(adj)

    used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son

    "Bill Adams, Sr."

  3. old, older(adj)

    skilled through long experience

    "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"

Wiktionary

  1. older(Adjective)

    , elder, senior

    My older brother and I are Catholic twins. Heu2019s older by eleven months, not quite a year older than me.

  2. older(Adjective)

    elderly

    The thoughtful lad helped an older lady across the street.

Freebase

  1. Older

    Older is the third studio album from George Michael, released in Europe on 13 May 1996 through Virgin Records and one day later in the United States through the then-new DreamWorks Records. Older was the very first album released by DreamWorks Records. It was his first album since 1990's Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1 – the five-and-a-half-year gap was due to the controversial legal battle that Michael experienced with his record company. Michael dedicated three years straight in the recording of Older, and the album found him exploring new musical territories in a more serious fashion compared to his previous work. At the time of release, the album was a huge commercial hit, particularly in Europe, but was received in America with a lukewarm critical approval and mediocre sales figures. In the UK, the album was particularly notable for producing six Top Three hit singles in a two-year span, creating a record still unsurpassed. The high sales of the album presaged a re-issue of the album under the name of Older & Upper eighteen months after its original release.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'older' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1162

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'older' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1121

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of older in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of older in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bernard Baruch:

    To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

  2. H.L. Mencken:

    The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

  3. Dorothy Sayers:

    As I grow older and older, And totter toward the tomb, I find that I care less and less Who goes to bed with whom.

  4. Nancy Astor:

    I used to dread getting older because I thought I would not be able to do all the things I wanted to do, but now that I am older I find that I don't want to do them.

  5. Janaki Parajuli:

    All the people in the group are 60 years old or older. My dad said two Americans in the group were sick because of the weather and altitude, and since the people were older, they couldn't walk to help.

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