Synonyms of age in English:


See definition of age


1‘he retired at the age of 36’


number of years, lifetime, duration, length of life

stage of life, generation, age group, peer group

years, summers, winters

2‘her hearing had deteriorated with age’


elderliness, old age, oldness, seniority, maturity, dotage, senility

one's advanced years, one's advancing years, one's declining years, the autumn of one's life, the winter of one's life

formal senescence

archaic eld

rare caducity


youth, childhood

3‘the Elizabethan age’


era, epoch, period, time, aeon, span

4‘you haven't been in touch with me for an age’


a long time, a lifetime, an eternity, seemingly forever

hours, days, months, years, aeons, days on end, hours on end, months on end, ages and ages, a month of Sundays

British yonks, donkey's years

North American dated a coon's age


1‘Cabernet Sauvignon ages well, especially in oak’


mature, ripen, mellow, become mellow, make mellow, season, condition, soften, sweeten, grow up, come of age

become old, grow old, make old, weather, decline, cause to decline, wither, fade