- old is part of the Basic English 850.
- (UK) IPA: /əʊld/, SAMPA: /@Uld/
- (US) enPR: ōld, IPA: /oʊld/, SAMPA: /oUld/
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- If someone or something is old, they are not young; they have been in existence for a long time.
- An old man has gray hair.
- How old someone is, is their age.
- "Ashley, how old are you?" "I'm only 16 years old."