Antique ( adjective , noun )

(As an adjective)

Antique ( adjective )

  1. Of or relating to the ancient world, especially ancient Greece or Rome.
  2. Belonging to a former time or era, typically one more than 100 years ago.

Origin:

Late 16th century (originally denoting ancient or classical times): via latin from greek antikos "opposite, earlier", from anti "against".

Examples:

  1. He collected antique pottery.
  2. The room was filled with antique furniture.
  3. She wore an antique locket around her neck.
  4. The antique map was worth a lot of money.
  5. The antique store had a wide selection of rare items.

(As a noun)

Antique ( noun )

  1. Of or relating to the ancient world, especially ancient Greece or Rome.
  2. Belonging to a former time or era, typically one more than 100 years ago.

Origin:

Late 16th century (originally denoting ancient or classical times): via latin from greek antikos "opposite, earlier", from anti "against".

Examples:

  1. He collected antique pottery.
  2. The room was filled with antique furniture.
  3. She wore an antique locket around her neck.
  4. The antique map was worth a lot of money.
  5. The antique store had a wide selection of rare items.