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Another word for old

Adjective
  1. Existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time

  2. See also:

    continue

  3. Far along in life or time

  4. See also:

    new

  5. Belonging to, existing, or occurring in times long past

  6. See also:

    new

  7. Having been such previously

  8. See also:

    precede

  9. Skilled or knowledgeable through long practice

  10. See also:

    ability

Another word for old

Modifier
  1. Cherished

  2. See also:

    beloved

  3. *Wonderful

  4. See also:

    excellent

  5. Out-of-date

  6. See also:

    old-fashioned

Synonym Study

  • Obsolete is applied to that which has fallen into disuse, is out-of-date, or has been superseded obsolete weapons
  • Archaic applies to something marked by the characteristics of an earlier period thou is an archaic form of you
  • Antiquated is used to describe that which has become old-fashioned or outdated antiquated notions of decorum
  • Antique is applied to that which dates from ancient times, or, more commonly, from a former period antique furniture
  • Ancient implies reference to the remote past, often specif. the time of the early history of the world before the end of the Roman Empire (!a.d. 476) ancient history
  • Old implies having been in existence or use for a relatively long time an old civilization, old shoes