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“… ready from a young age so let's stop me …”

meanings of age


  1. A period of one hundred years; a century.
  2. One of the stages of life.
  3. The number of full years, months, days, hours, etc., that someone, or something, has been alive.
  4. That part of the duration of a being or a thing which is between its beginning and any given time; specifically the size of that part.
  5. A particular period of time in history, as distinguished from others.
  6. An advanced period of life; the latter part of life; the state of being old; eld, seniority.
  7. A unit of geologic time subdividing an epoch into smaller parts.
  8. Initialism of agarose gel electrophoresis.
  9. Mature age; especially, the time of life at which one attains full personal rights and capacities.
  10. The right of the player to the left of the dealer to pass the first round in betting, and then to come in last or stay out; also, the player holding this position; the eldest hand.
  11. The time of life at which some particular power or capacity is understood to become vested.
  12. A long time.
  13. Initialism of allyl glycidyl ether.
  14. A great period in the history of the Earth.
  15. The people who live during a particular period.
  16. A generation.
  17. The whole duration of a being, whether animal, plant, or other kind, being alive.


  1. To cause to grow old; to impart the characteristics of age to.
  2. To grow aged; to become old; to show marks of age.
  3. To categorize by age.
  4. To postpone an action that would extinguish something, as a debt.

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