What is age?

  • (verb): Grow old or older.
    Example: "We age every day--what a depressing thought!"
    Synonyms: senesce, get on, mature, maturate
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on age:

New Age
... The New Age movement is a Western spiritual movement that developed in the second half of the 20th century ... The New Age movement includes elements of older spiritual and religious traditions ranging from monotheism through classical pantheism, naturalistic pantheism, pandeism ... New Age practices and philosophies sometimes draw inspiration from major world religions Buddhism, Taoism, Chinese folk religion, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam (especially Sufism), Judaism (especially Kabbalah ...
Villas, New Jersey - Demographics - Census 2000
3,733 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families ... and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ... In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older ...
Demographics Of Estonia - Population - Age Structure
... Between 1970 and 1990 the age structure of Estonia was rather stable with around 22% of the population in the age group 0–14 years, 66% between 15 and 65, while 12% was 65 years or older. 1990, the proportion of the population 0–14 years of age dropped to 15% in 2009, while the proportion of 65 years or older gradually increased to 17 ... The proportion of the age group 15-64 also slightly increased to 68% in 2009 ...
Uniondale, Indiana - Demographics
... were 109 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-fami ... were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ... The median age was 38 years ...
Vitiligo - Notable Cases
... Republic Yvette Fielding, British TV presenter, has had vitiligo from age 11 her mother developed it at age 24 ... national football team, has been diagnosed with vilitigo since the age of 5 ...

More definitions of "age":

  • (verb): Make older.
    Example: "The death of his child aged him tremendously"
  • (noun): How long something has existed.
    Example: "It was replaced because of its age"
  • (noun): An era of history having some distinctive feature.
    Example: "We live in a litigious age"
    Synonyms: historic period
  • (noun): A time in life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises.
    Example: "She was now of school age"
    Synonyms: eld
  • (noun): A late time of life.
    Example: "Old age is not for sissies"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"
    Synonyms: old age, years, eld, geezerhood
  • (verb): Begin to seem older; get older.
    Example: "The death of his wife caused him to age fast"

Famous quotes containing the word age:

    The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.
    Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881)

    Shakespeare, with an improved education and in a more enlightened age, might easily have attained the purity and correction of Racine; but nothing leads one to suppose that Racine in a barbarous age would have attained the grandeur, force and nature of Shakespeare.
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

    Two voices are there; one is of the Sea,
    One of the Mountains; each a mighty Voice:
    In both from age to age Thou didst rejoice,
    They were thy chosen Music, Liberty!
    William Wordsworth (1770–1850)