What does older mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. elder, older, sr.(adj)

    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, older(adj)

    skilled through long experience

    "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"

Wiktionary

  1. older(Adjective)

    elderly

    The thoughtful lad helped an older lady across the street.

  2. older(Adjective)

    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.

Freebase

  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.

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  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

How to pronounce older?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say older in sign language?

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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. Richard Linklater:

    That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age.

  2. Jim Morris:

    There are many airliners out there older than this that are flying safely.

  3. Brenda Richardson:

    I'm not Brenda Richardson, and my wife in no way possible is revengeful. It was on my heart... my older girls to have some closure. I felt like I needed to go find the car that hit my wife.

  4. Holly Newman:

    When you are older, preservation of capital and income are more important than growth.

  5. Ahmedin Jemal:

    People have to die of something in older age, but we want to avoid premature death.

Images & Illustrations of older

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