Age (noun)

  1. The length of time that a person has lived or a thing has existed.
  2. A particular stage in someone's life.
  3. The latter part of life; old age.
  4. A distinct period of history.
  5. A long time.
  6. A particular level of development or maturity reached at a certain time.


Middle english: from old french aage, eage, from a ‘toward’ + a germanic base meaning ‘drive, impel’.


  1. He died at the age of 80.
  2. She looks young for her age.
  3. Old age can be difficult for many people.
  4. The Bronze Age was a period of human history.
  5. It took ages to finish the project.
  6. He has reached an age where he is eligible to vote.
  7. She is going through a difficult age right now.
  8. The Stone Age is a period of prehistoric history.
Some random words: arguable, unsung, curettage