What does aging mean?

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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

Wiktionary

  1. agingnoun

    The process of becoming older or more mature.

  2. agingnoun

    Allowing something to become older.

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

  3. agingnoun

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

  4. agingnoun

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

  5. agingnoun

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

  6. agingadjective

    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.

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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

Examples of aging in a Sentence

  1. Brian Kennedy:

    The idea is that a drug that slows aging is going to protect against multiple different diseases.

  2. Michael Kaiser:

    The wine industry is a much older industry than spirits or beer, and I think a lot of professionals are just aging out.

  3. Stefan Gravenstein:

    Given rising case counts of the Delta variant, we need to know as soon as possible who needs a vaccine booster shot and when they need it, this information on how specific immunity to SARS-CoV-2 infection declines with aging, disease and in long-term care residents is critically important for developing a booster strategy based on real-time data in this population.

  4. Nir Barzilai:

    We kind of know what are the main nodes that have to happen for the body to be resilient to stresses and be able to live longer. They include pathways like the insulin signaling pathway or the growth pathway and some other mechanisms, it happens that this drug, metformin, works on several of those mechanisms that are so crucial to stop the aging process— glucose being one of them but not a central one.

  5. Clifford Villalon:

    A rewarding life is aging without hatred or envy.

Images & Illustrations of aging

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