Ancient synonyms

ān'shənt

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Having existed or lived for the specified time.
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Having developed early in the evolutionary history of a group:
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That has or have gone by; past; former
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Current or later, as opposed to former.
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Of or pertaining to protohistory
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Having reached the age of:
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Relating to sawfishes of the family Pristidae.
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Having importance in or influence on history.
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The definition of prehistoric is the time before time was recorded.
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Belonging to, made in, or typical of an earlier period:
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Designating or of the first geologic era of the Phanerozoic Eon, characterized by the development of the first fishes, amphibians, reptiles, and land plants
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Of, existing, or occurring in a distant period
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Hackneyed; trite
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(Informal) An elderly person, specif. one who is 65 or older and retired
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Someone who is old-aged
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Of or relating to the first class or rank, especially in literature or art.
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Extending back beyond memory or record; ancient
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The definition of primeval is a person or thing from the earliest times.
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The definition of young is someone who has lived for a short time, or behaviors or things associated with someone who is not advanced in age.
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Aantediluvian in the Bible, is defined as someone or something from the time before the Great Flood.
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(Uncountable) The quality or state of being young.
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Very old
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Of or relating to the fourth and last year of high school or college:
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(--- Roman Catholic Church) Used as a title for a person who has reached the first stage of canonization.
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An elderly person, esp. one who is retired
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An old or elderly person; oldster
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Suggestive of the prose or narrative style of the King James Bible.
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Attached to or favoring methods, ideas, or customs of an earlier time:
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Belonging to the early history of the world
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Very old
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Being or occurring prior to the creation of the world.
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Relating to, being, or characteristic of a much earlier, often more primitive period, especially one that develops into a classical stage of civilization:
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Anachronistic; being obviously inappropriate for its present context.
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(Obsolete) Old.
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The definition of elderly is someone who is old.
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Having white or gray hair from advanced age
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It is speculated that, within a few years, the Internet's speedy delivery of news worldwide will make newspapers obsolete.
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From or relating to a previous era.
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Of the present or recent times
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Designating the characters in ancient Akkadian, Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian inscriptions, or the inscriptions themselves
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Not in fashion; unfashionable:
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Designating or of an Old World cultural period (c. 2 million-c. 10,000 b.c.) before the Mesolithic, characterized by the use of flint, stone, and bone tools, hunting, fishing, and the gathering of plant foods
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(Colloquial) dated; out of style; old-fashioned
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The definition of patriarchal is a society, group or organization that is ruled by a male.
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Very old
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Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate.
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Very old
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The state or quality of being ancient.
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(Archaic) The quality or fact of being ancient or very old.
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A collector, student or expert of antiquities or antiques.
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Plural form of antiquity
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As a proper noun, usually used to refer to the period of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.
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A usage of an archaic term, phrase, or grammatical arrangement.
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The state of being old; age.
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The qualities of being venerable; great age, respectability, infirmity, etc.
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Very old; having existed for a long time; ancient or well-established
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Of, like, or characteristic of past times
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Having begun to occur; in its early stages.
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Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively large number of sound-wave cycles per second:
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(Mormon Church) A member of the higher order of priesthood.
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Plural form of hieroglyphic
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Find another word for ancient. In this page you can discover 78 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ancient, like: old, primitive, bygone, new, protohistoric, aged, pristine, historic, prehistoric, antique and paleozoic.