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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ripening, aging, ageingnoun

    acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time

  2. aging, ageing, senescenceadjective

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

  3. aging, ageing, senescentadjective

    growing old


  1. ageingnoun

    The process of becoming older or more mature.

  2. ageingnoun

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

  3. ageingnoun

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

  4. ageingadjective

    Becoming elderly.

    The ageing artist could no longer steadily hold the brush.


  1. Ageing

    Ageing or aging is the accumulation of changes in a person over time. Ageing in humans refers to a multidimensional process of physical, psychological, and social change. Some dimensions of ageing grow and expand over time, while others decline. Reaction time, for example, may slow with age, while knowledge of world events and wisdom may expand. Research shows that even late in life, potential exists for physical, mental, and social growth and development. Ageing is an important part of all human societies reflecting the biological changes that occur, but also reflecting cultural and societal conventions. Roughly 100,000 people worldwide die each day of age-related causes. Age is measured chronologically, and a person's birthday is often an important event. However the term "ageing" is somewhat ambiguous. Distinctions may be made between "universal ageing" and "probabilistic ageing". Chronological ageing may also be distinguished from "social ageing" and "biological ageing". There is also a distinction between "proximal ageing" and "distal ageing".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ageing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ageing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ageing in a Sentence

  1. Viagen Pets:

    The new puppies and kittens will be the same sex as the donor, but just as it is in nature, may have slight phenotypic differences, such as different markings due to natural epigenetic factors. this has been demonstrated across many species. The current age of the donor pet does not have any impact on the ageing of the new cloned pet.

  2. Lee Sam-sik:

    The country is ageing much faster than in any other OECD nations, and if we don't figure out how to afford it, it would pose risks to the future generations.

  3. The OECD report:

    The quantity of drugs consumed has increased over time in many therapeutic classes, these trends reflect an increasing demand for pharmaceuticals resulting from the rising prevalence of chronic diseases, population ageing (and) changes in clinical practices.

  4. Takahiko Morinaga:

    There are a lot of services that LGBT people want - insurance that includes a same-sex partner, housing, and services connected to ageing.

  5. Elliot Hentov:

    A lot of sovereign wealth funds are now ageing and that matters for how you approach asset allocation as when you're scaling up your fund you're more likely to simply follow an existing template, i.e. mirror your peers, there's also an issue of scale. As funds get larger that can provide a constraint on the markets they want to invest in. You can still make selective contrarian bets but your portfolio is likely to be more fixed.

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