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Definizione monolingua e traduzione old

Inglese grammatica




  1. to solve
  2. to untie

old (countable and uncountable; plural old) (usually used as plural)

  1. People who are old; old beings.
  2. The older generation.

old (comparative older or elder, superlative oldest or eldest)

  1. Of an object, concept, relationship, etc., having existed for a relatively long period of time.
    an old abandoned building
    an old friend
  2. Of a living being, having lived for most of the expected years.
    a wrinkled old man
  3. Of a perishable item, having existed for most, or more than its shelf life
    An old loaf of bread.
  4. Of an item that has been used and so is not new (unused).
    I find that an old toothbrush is good to clean the keyboard with.
  5. Having existed or lived for the specified time.
    How old are they? She’s five years old and he’s seven. We also have a young teen and a two-year-old.
    My great-grandfather lived to be a hundred and one years old.
  6. Former, previous.
    My new car is not as good as my old one.
    a school reunion for Old Etonians
    • 1994, Michael Grumley, Life Drawing
      But over my old life, a new life had formed.
  7. That is no longer in existence
    The footpath follows the route of an old railway line.
  8. Obsolete; out-of-date.
    That is the old way of doing things; now we do it this way.
  9. Familiar.
    When he got drunk and quarrelsome they just gave him the old heave-ho.
  10. Tiresome.
    Your constant pestering is getting old.
  11. Said of subdued colors, particularly reds, pinks and oranges, as if they had faded over time.
  12. A grammatical intensifier, often used in describing something positive.
    Were having a good old time.
Traduzione italiano vecchio |antico |anziano |avere |anteriore |antiquato |anziana |attempato |consunto |decrepito |grosso |invecchiato |logoro |passato |precedente |previo |primo |translated by avere followed by the length of time |usato |vecchi |vecchia |vecchie |vecchissimo |vécchjiu |

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