Synonyms of 'age'
1 yearsDictionary, days, generation
He's very confident for his age.
2 old ageDictionary, experience, maturity
Perhaps he has grown wiser with age.
They worry about how they will support themselves in their old age.
Humans experience a delayed maturity compared with other mammals.
He's spending his dotage in a riverside cottage.
autumn or evening of your life
3 timeDictionary, day(s), period
the age of steam and steel
a long time
a short time
a little while
a split second
no time at all
a jiffy (informal)
two shakes of a lamb's tail (informal)
the twinkling or wink of an eye
a long time or while
for ever (informal)
donkey's years (informal)
I made them last for donkey's years.
a month of Sundays (informal)
an age or eternity
idiom:come of age
Every man desires to live long, but no man would be old– Thoughts on Various Subjects]
The days of our age are threescore years and ten[Bible: Psalm 90]
Youth, which is forgiven everything, forgives itself nothing; age, which forgives itself anything, is forgiven nothing– Maxims for Revolutionists]
With age, the mind grows slower and more wily– City Aphorisms]
Age appears to be best in four things - old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read– Apophthegms, no. 97]
If I'd known I was gonna live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself
Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be– Rabbi Ben Ezra]
Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed– Temporary Kings]
There is still no cure for the common birthday
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Her father's health has declined significantly in recent months.
X-rays are used to prevent fresh food from deteriorating.
Thesaurus for age from the Collins English Thesaurus