Meaning of “aged” in the English Dictionary

"aged" in British English

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uk /ˈeɪ.dʒɪd/ /eɪdʒd/ us /ˈeɪ.dʒɪd/ /eɪdʒd/

aged adjective (AGE)

A2 us uk /eɪdʒd/ [ before noun ] of the age of:

They've got one daughter, Isabel, aged three.

More examples

  • This TV series is intended for young people aged 13 to 18.
  • The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over.
  • Simson, aged 19, was convicted on two charges of burglary.
  • About 23% of men and women aged 25 to 34 said they had lived with a partner without getting married.
  • If you are a healthy male aged between 35 and 40, you could take part in our medical research.

agednoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈeɪ.dʒɪd/ us /ˈeɪ.dʒɪd/

(Definition of “aged” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aged" in American English

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us /ˈeɪ·dʒɪd/


an aged man

agedplural noun

us /ˈeɪ·dʒɪd/

old people:

The apartment was built to meet the needs of the aged.

(Definition of “aged” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)