?
old
n. past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
?
There are no items for this category
?
There are no items for this category
?
previous, old
adj. just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"
Old
adj. of a very early stage in development; "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century"
older, old
adj. skilled through long experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"
sure-enough, old, honest-to-goodness, honest-to-god
adj. (used informally especially for emphasis); "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time"; "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel"
old
adj. of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
old
adj. (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
sometime, quondam, one-time, onetime, former, erstwhile, old
adj. belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
old
adj. belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
old
adj. (used for emphasis) very familiar; "good old boy"; "same old story"
?
antecedent
adj. preceding in time or order
prior, anterior
adj. earlier in time
back
adj. of an earlier date; "back issues of the magazine"
out-of-date, superannuated, outdated
adj. old; no longer valid or fashionable; "obsolete words"; "an obsolete locomotive"; "outdated equipment"; "superannuated laws"; "out-of-date ideas"
tumble-down, broken-down, tatterdemalion, ramshackle, dilapidated, derelict, bedraggled
adj. in deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"
primaeval, primordial, primeval, primal, aboriginal
adj. having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"
preliminary
adj. denoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important; designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding; "a preliminary investigation"
old-fashioned, outmoded
adj. out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas"
quaint, olde worlde, old-time
adj. attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic); "houses with quaint thatched roofs"; "a vaulted roof supporting old-time chimney pots"
senior, older, elderly, aged
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"
of age, aged
adj. having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable); "aged ten"; "ten years of age"
patriarchal
adj. relating to or characteristic of a man who is older or higher in rank
battered
adj. damaged especially by hard usage; "his battered old hat"
tatterdemalion, tattered
adj. worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing; "a man in a tattered shirt"; "the tattered flag"; "tied up in tattered brown paper"; "a tattered barefoot boy"; "a tatterdemalion prince"
?
above
adj. appearing earlier in the same text; "flaws in the above interpretation"
above-named, above-mentioned
adj. mentioned or named earlier in the same text
foregoing
adj. especially of writing or speech; going before
prefatorial, prefatory, introductory
adj. serving as an introduction or preface
pre
adj. (prefix) coming before or being preliminary or preparatory: "prehistoric"; "premedical"; "prepaid"
precedent
adj. preceding in time, order, or significance
premedical
adj. preceding and preparing for the study of medicine; "premedical courses"
propaedeutic, preparative, preparatory
adj. preceding and preparing for something; "preparatory steps"
fully fledged, full-fledged
adj. (of persons, e.g.) having gained full status; "a full-fledged lawyer"; "by the age of seventeen I was a full-fledged atheist"; "sees itself as a fully fledged rival party"
initiated, initiate
adj. introduced to something new
knowledgeable about
adj. thoroughly acquainted with through study or experience
practised, practiced
adj. skillful after much practice
veteran, seasoned
adj. rendered competent through trial and experience; "a seasoned traveler"; "veteran steadiness"; "a veteran officer"
unstylish, unfashionable
adj. not in accord with or not following current fashion; "unfashionable clothes"; "melodrama of a now unfashionable kind"
bona fide, veritable, unquestionable, authentic
adj. not counterfeit or copied; "an authentic signature"; "a bona fide manuscript"; "an unquestionable antique"; "photographs taken in a veritable bull ring"
documented, authenticated, attested
adj. established as genuine
honest, good
adj. not forged; "a good dollar bill"
real, true
adj. not spurious: "real mink"; "true gold"
agone, ago
adj. gone by; or in the past; "two years ago"; "`agone' is an archaic word for `ago'"
agone, ago
adj. gone by; or in the past; "two years ago"; "`agone' is an archaic word for `ago'"
ancient
adj. belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire; "ancient history"; "ancient civilizations such as those of the Etruscans and Sumerians"; "ancient Greece"
ancient
adj. belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire; "ancient history"; "ancient civilizations such as those of the Etruscans and Sumerians"; "ancient Greece"
bypast, gone, foregone, departed, bygone
adj. well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"
bypast, gone, foregone, departed, bygone
adj. well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"
medieval, knightly, chivalric
adj. characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages; "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years"
medieval, knightly, chivalric
adj. characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages; "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years"
earliest, earlier
adj. (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early; "a fashion popular in earlier times"; "his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher"; "Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera"
earliest, earlier
adj. (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early; "a fashion popular in earlier times"; "his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher"; "Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera"
former, early, other
adj. of the distant past: "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times"
former, early, other
adj. of the distant past: "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times"
sometime, quondam, one-time, onetime, former, erstwhile, old
adj. belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
ex
adj. (combining form) former: "an ex-president"
ex
adj. (combining form) former: "an ex-president"
previous, late, former
adj. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"
previous, late, former
adj. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"
historical, historic
adj. belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past; "historic victories"; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character"
historical, historic
adj. belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past; "historic victories"; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character"
last
adj. immediately past; "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we read"
last
adj. immediately past; "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we read"
old
adj. belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
olden
adj. long past; "olden days"
olden
adj. long past; "olden days"
other
adj. recently past; "the other evening"
other
adj. recently past; "the other evening"
prehistorical, prehistoric
adj. belonging to or existing in times before recorded history; "prehistoric settlements"; "prehistoric peoples"
prehistorical, prehistoric
adj. belonging to or existing in times before recorded history; "prehistoric settlements"; "prehistoric peoples"
then
adj. at a specific prior time; "the then president"
then
adj. at a specific prior time; "the then president"
ult, ultimo
adj. in or of the month preceding the present one; "your letter received on the 29th ult"
ult, ultimo
adj. in or of the month preceding the present one; "your letter received on the 29th ult"
?
next, following
adj. immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list"
fresh
adj. recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce"
modern
adj. belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
new
adj. unfamiliar; "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"
fresh
adj. (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again; "a fresh start"; "fresh ideas"
immature, young
adj. (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people"
immature, young
adj. (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people"
future
adj. yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him"
old
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
    1
  • Verbs
    0
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    20
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    35
  • Synonyms
    103
  • Antonyms
    11