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Definition of age verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



/eɪdʒ/ age pronunciation American
aging, aged, aged1 [intransitive] to become olderAs he aged, his memory got worse.The population is aging (= more people are living longer).2 [transitive] to make someone or something look, feel, or seem older age someoneThe shock has aged her. age somethingExposure to the sun ages your skin.These photos have been artificially aged.3 [intransitive, transitive] to develop in flavor over a period of time; to allow something to do this synonym matureThe cheese is left to age for at least a year. age somethingThe wine is aged in oak casks.