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Old (of people) - synonyms or related words

the old

adjective

someone or something that is old has lived a long time

the elderly

adjective

an elderly person is old. Many people now think that this word is offensive but it is often used in talking about policies and conditions that affect old people

Senior

adjective

older

ancient

adjective

very old

the elder

adjective

older than someone, especially someone in your family

aged

adjective

very old

geriatric

adjective

relating to old age, or to the process of getting older

venerable

adjective

very old and wise or respected

aging

adjective

an aging person is becoming old

decrepit

adjective

old and no longer in good health

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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