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Definitions for obsolete
ˌɒb səˈlit, ˈɒb səˌlitob·so·lete

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disused, obsoleteadjective

    no longer in use

    "obsolete words"

Wiktionary

  1. obsoleteverb

    To perform some action that causes, or attempts to cause, something to become obsolete.

    Etymology: From obsoletus, past participle of obsolescere; see obsolesce.

  2. obsoleteadjective

    no longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject).

    In several years, it is speculated that the Internet's speedy delivery of news worldwide will make newspapers obsolete.

    Etymology: From obsoletus, past participle of obsolescere; see obsolesce.

  3. obsoleteadjective

    Imperfectly developed; not very distinct.

    Etymology: From obsoletus, past participle of obsolescere; see obsolesce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obsoleteadjective

    no longer in use; gone into disuse; disused; neglected; as, an obsolete word; an obsolete statute; -- applied chiefly to words, writings, or observances

  2. Obsoleteadjective

    not very distinct; obscure; rudimental; imperfectly developed; abortive

  3. Obsoleteverb

    to become obsolete; to go out of use

Freebase

  1. Obsolete

    Obsolete is the third studio album by American industrial metal band Fear Factory, released on July 28, 1998. Conceptually, it is a sequel to 1995's Demanufacture. With the success of its fourth single, "Cars," a Gary Numan cover, Obsolete would break Fear Factory into the mainstream and remain their highest selling album.

Entomology

  1. Obsolete

    nearly or entirely lost: inconspicuous.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obsolete in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obsolete in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of obsolete in a Sentence

  1. Jaime Rodriguez:

    I'm fighting against a system that's old, out of date and obsolete, there's a political aristocracy with an incredible egotism, with an incredible arrogance that doesn't accept that the country has problems.

  2. President Trump:

    I said it was obsolete. It’s no longer obsolete.

  3. Newt Gingrich:

    Trump is putting together a very unique coalition that's rattled a lot of people who have made a living out of trying to win within a Republican structure which is now increasingly obsolete, a lot of people smugly said when we get down to reality, he is not going to be the nominee because in the end people aren't going to vote for him. Well, guess what — he's almost certainly going to be the nominee.

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    So, the liberal idea has become obsolete. It has come into conflict with the interests of the overwhelming majority of the population.

  5. Ashwin Kumar:

    The blockchain technology won't make market infrastructure providers obsolete, (But) ignoring it would be like saying: 'Why do we need email instead of regular mail?'.

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. ambidextrous
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    • C. proprietary
    • D. contiguous

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