Part of speech:
Of, relating to, or belonging to times long past, especially before the fall of the Western Roman Empire ( ad 476):
(Bible) Occurring or belonging to the era before the Flood.
Relating to, being, or characteristic of words and language that were once in regular use but are now relatively rare and suggestive of an earlier style or period.
Anachronistic; being obviously inappropriate for its present context.
No longer in use
No longer burning or active:
Being in the process of passing out of use or usefulness; becoming obsolete.
Made long ago; in existence for many years:
Of a style or method formerly in vogue; outdated.
(Baseball) Not allowed to continue to bat or run; retired.
No longer in style or use; not current; outmoded; old-fashioned
Not in fashion; unfashionable:
No longer current or in fashion; out-of-date.
Being in an early stage of development or having a simple form:
Obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
Not socially approved:
The use or consumption of a resource, especially a natural resource, faster than it is replenished.
To undergo the process of becoming obsolete.
To set aside as, or become, old-fashioned or obsolete
To take the place of (a person), as in an office or position; succeed.
No longer in use
To replace or make obsolete or old-fashioned.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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