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Translation of "old" - English-Spanish dictionary

old

adjective   /əʊld/
A1 having lived or existed for a long time viejo, antiguo an old man an old house We’re all getting older.
A1 having been used or owned for a long time viejo You might get dirty, so wear some old clothes.
A2 used before or in the past antiguo I think the old system was better in many ways. my old house
A2 an old friend is one you have known and liked for a long time. viejo She’s one of my oldest friends.
(Definition of old from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

old

adjective /əuld/
advanced in age viejo, mayor an old man He is too old to live alone.
having a certain age de edad He is thirty years old.
having existed for a long time viejo, antiguo an old building Those trees are very old.
no longer useful viejo She threw away the old shoes.
belonging to times long ago antiguo old civilizations like that of Greece.
old age noun
the later part of a person’s life vejez He wrote most of his poems in his old age.
old age pensioner noun
(also OAP) (British) someone who is retired and receives an old age pension. jubilado, pensionista
old boy/girl noun
a former pupil (of a school) ex alumno; ex alumna The new prime minister is an old boy of our school.
old-fashioned adjective
in a style common some time ago anticuado, pasado de moda old-fashioned clothes Her hairstyle is very old-fashioned.
old hand noun
a person who is very experienced veterano, experto He’s an old hand at this sort of job.
old maid noun
an unmarried woman who is past the usual age of marriage. solterona
the old noun plural
old people las personas mayores, los ancianos Society has a duty to look after the old and infirm.
(Definition of old from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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