Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “age”

age

verb [I, T]
 
 
/eɪdʒ/ (present participle mainly UK ageing, present participle US aging, past tense and past participle aged)
to become older or to make someone seem older: Dad has aged a lot recently.Describing people who are oldThe elderly
(Definition of age verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Conditions and characteristics, but you might be interested in these topics from the Being and existing topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “age” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

improvisation

a performance that an actor, musician, etc. has not practised or planned

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More