What does older mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aged, elderly, older, senioradjective

    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.adjective

    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, olderadjective

    skilled through long experience

    "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"

Wiktionary

  1. olderadjective

    elderly

    The thoughtful lad helped an older lady across the street.

  2. olderadjective

    comparative form of old : more old, elder, senior

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

Wikipedia

  1. Older

    Older is a single released by George Michael in 1997. It was also released as an EP under the name The Older EP. The single's B-side is a cover of Bonnie Raitt's single "I Can't Make You Love Me". The single peaked at number 3 on the UK Singles Chart, peaking behind his previous single "Spinning the Wheel" by just one place.

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  1. older

    Older typically refers to something or someone that is relatively advanced in age compared to others. It can be used to describe individuals who have reached a certain stage in their life, usually beyond middle age. The specific age range may vary depending on context and cultural norms. Additionally, the term can also be used to describe things or ideas that have existed or been used for a longer period of time compared to newer or more recent alternatives.

Wikidata

  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.

Suggested Resources

  1. Older

    Older vs. Elder -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Older and Elder.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. OLDER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Older is ranked #41100 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Older surname appeared 530 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Older.

    88.1% or 467 total occurrences were White.
    5.8% or 31 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 12 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.7% or 9 total occurrences were Black.

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

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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

Examples of older in a Sentence

  1. Wayne Koff:

    For the older ones, you identify the virus, either inactivate it or weaken it, and inject it, you trick the body into thinking it is infected with the actual virus, and when you're exposed, you mount a robust immune response.

  2. Marie Bagot:

    As you get older, you worry about your health, i was very pleased with the price we got.

  3. Gloria Steinem:

    They're going to get more activist as they get older, and when you're young, you're thinking, 'Where are the boys?' The boys are with Bernie.

  4. Bob Dylan:

    Ah, but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.

  5. Karen Murillo:

    Unfortunately, this is not the first case of exploitation of an attorney, i’ll tell you that exploitation occurs based off the proximity to an older or vulnerable adult.

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