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Translation of "age" - English-German dictionary

age

noun /eidʒ/
the amount of time during which a person or thing has existed das Alter He went to school at the age of six (years) What age is she?
(often with capital) a particular period of time das Zeitalter This machine was the wonder of the age the Middle Ages.
the quality of being old das Alter 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 die Ewigkeit(en) We’ve been waiting (for) ages for a bus.
aged adjective
/ˈeidʒid/ old alt an aged man.
/eidʒd/ of the age of …Jahre alt a child aged five.
ageless adjective
never growing old or never looking older zeitlos The sculpture has an ageless beauty.
age-old adjective
done, known etc for a very long time uralt 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). volljährig (werden) When he comes of age, he’s going to get married.
(Definition of age from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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