verb (obsolet, ing)
- (nonstandard) To perform some action that causes, or attempts to cause, something to become obsolete.
- This software component has been obsoleted.
- We are in the process of obsoleting this product.
- (context, of words, equipment, etc.) no longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject).
- (biology) imperfect, Imperfectly developed; not very distinct.
- An ancient Celtic alphabet historically used in Britain and Ireland.
- (orthography): A hook-shaped diacritical mark attached underneath a vowel, typically to indicate nasalization, as in Ä…, Ä„Ä…, Ä™, Ä˜Ä™, Ä¯, Ä®Ä¯, Ç«, ÇªÇ« or Å³, Å²Å³.
adjective ((compar) older or elder, (superl) oldest or eldest)
- Of an object, concept, etc., having existed for a relatively long period of time.
- an abandoned building
- Of a living being, having lived for relatively many years.
- a wrinkled man
- Having existed or lived for the specified time.
- How are they? She"s five years and he"s seven. We also have a young teen and a two-year-.
- My great-grandfather lived to be a hundred and one years .
- a five-year- car
- former, Former, previous.
- My new car is not as good as my one.
- 1994, Michael Grumley, Life Drawing
- : But over my life, a new life had formed.
- obsolete, Obsolete; out-of-date.
- That is the way of doing things; now we do it this way.
- tiresome, Tiresome
- Your constant pestering is getting .
- the name for the 15th letter of Classical Greek, Classical and Modern Greek. The 16th in Ancient Greek, Ancient and Old Greek.
- of, or relating to a personal or place name
- of, or relating to onomastics
- A book, list, or vocabulary of names, especially of people.
- ''We looked up the origin of her name in an .
noun (plurale tantum)
- The branch of lexicology devoted to the study of names and naming.
- the study of the origins of names; onomastics
- (uncountable) The property of a word of sounding like what it represents.
- (countable) A word which has the property of onomatopoeia, such as "moo" or "hiss".
- A male given name, ultimately derived from Aurelius
- Of a projection used in maps, architecture etc., in which the rays are parallel.
- Of, or relating to, orthography.
- The study of correct spelling according to established usage.
- The aspect of language study concerned with letters and their sequences in words.
- Spelling; the method of representing a language or the sounds of language by written symbols.