age

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age

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Noun[change]

Singular
age

Plural
ages

  1. (countable & uncountable) Something's age is how long it has existed or been alive; how old something is.
    The boy said he was age five.
    Scott is showing his age.
  2. (countable) An age is a time period.
    The 1960s was a new age in music.

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Plain form
age

Third-person singular
ages

Past tense
aged

Past participle
aged

Present participle
aging

  1. To get older.
    Lillian has aged gracefully.

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