age age  /ˈeɪdʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) how long something has existed
  2. (n) an era of history having some distinctive feature
  3. (n) a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises
  4. (n) a prolonged period of time
  5. (n) a late time of life
  6. (v) begin to seem older; get older
  7. (v) grow old or older
  8. (v) make older

Usage(s):

  1. This, he finds, coincides with the age at which men sire most children and break most sports records.
  2. And at age 36, Combs is worth an estimated $315 million.
  3. The arrival of another ice age has long been a chilling theme of science fiction.

News

  1. Study details age disparities in HIV continuum of care

    Age disparities exist in the continuum of care for patients with the human immunodeficiency virus with people younger than 45 years less likely to be aware of their infection or to have a suppressed viral load, according to a report published online first by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Photos: Jazz Age Lawn Party Brings Governors Island Back In Time

      The weather was stellar for the 8th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party this weekend on Governors Island, where sharply dressed gents and free-spirited flappers flocked for two days of dancing, picnicking and atavistic merriment. Headlined by the irresistible Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra, the whole affair was saturated in self-imposed sepia, with vintage beaded dresses and waxed ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Gothamist

  3. Advertising Age Increases Attention to Cannes Lions As Organizers Expect 25% of Attendees to be Marketers

    NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention from  Advertising Age  and  Creativity   to the  Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity  kicks into high gear today with the release of a comprehensive, ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Our economy is badly weakened, a consequence of greed and irresponsibility on the part of some, but also on our collective failure to make hard choices and prepare the nation for a new age," Obama said.
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Seattle Times

  2. "I had such great hope for him," said Mel Gibson, who played Ledger's father in "The Patriot," in a statement. "He was just taking off and to lose his life at such a young age is a tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Mel Gibson Source: CNN

  3. "When Hemingway killed himself, he put a period at the end of his life. Old age is more like a semicolon," Vonnegut told The Associated Press in 2005.
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Kurt Vonnegut Source: Aljazeera.net

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