German translation of “age”
age noun /eidʒ/
› the amount of time during which a person or thing has existed
He went to school at the age of six (years) What age is she? › (often with capital) a particular period of time
This machine was the wonder of the age the Middle Ages. › the quality of being old
This wine will improve with age With the wisdom of age, he regretted the mistakes he had made in his youth. › (usually in plural) a very long time
We’ve been waiting (for) ages for a bus. aged adjective › /ˈeidʒid/ old
an aged man. › /eidʒd/ of the age of
a child aged five. ageless adjective › never growing old or never looking older
The sculpture has an ageless beauty. age-old adjective › done, known etc for a very long time
an age-old custom. the aged /ˈeidʒid/ › old people
alte Menschen, die Alten
Tim works for a charity that helps the aged. (come) of age › (to become) old enough to be considered legally an adult (eg in Britain aged eighteen or over).
When he comes of age, he’s going to get married.