What does elderly mean?

Definitions for elderly
ˈɛl dər liel·der·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aged, elderly(adj)

    people who are old collectively

    "special arrangements were available for the aged"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. elderly(Noun)

    an elderly person

  2. elderly(Noun)

    older people as a whole

  3. elderly(Adjective)

    old; having lived for relatively many years

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elderly(adj)

    somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering on old age; as, elderly people

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'elderly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2117

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'elderly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2285

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'elderly' in Adjectives Frequency: #273

How to pronounce elderly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say elderly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elderly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elderly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of elderly in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    In recent weeks an elderly homeless woman was allegedly beaten to death by a twice-deported illegal alien that was not supposed to be in this country, in the sanctuary city of Philadelphia, I went to school in Philadelphia, local officials released a previously deported illegal alien back onto the streets after his release. The illegal alien raped a very young child. I won't even tell you how old this child was.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    What Donald Trump did was use eminent domain to try to take the property of an elderly woman on the strip in Atlantic City. That is not public purpose. That is downright wrong.

  3. Adam Shiroff:

    A patient like the justice, having three rib fractures, will likely be observed in the ICU, so that's a profound difference and underscores the impact of being elderly.

  4. Kang Joong-koo:

    Strong employment growth used to be a result of strong economic growth but in recent years, job growth has been led by a strong supply of labor, especially of the elderly, gROWTH WITHOUT WAGES.

  5. Pope Francis:

    Wine is a sign of happiness, love and plenty, how many of our adolescents and young people sense that these are no longer found in their homes? How many women, sad and lonely, wonder when love left, when it slipped away from their lives? How many elderly people feel left out of family celebrations, cast aside and longing each day for a little love?

Images & Illustrations of elderly

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