antiquated

  • 1 Antiquated — An ti*qua ted, a. Grown old. Hence: Bygone; obsolete; out of use; old fashioned; as, an antiquated law. Antiquated words. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Old Janet, for so he understood his antiquated attendant was denominated. Sir W. Scott. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 antiquated — I adjective aged, anachronistic, ancient, antediluvian, antique, archaic, disused, fossilized, moribund, obsolescent, obsolete, old, olden, old fashioned, ossified, outdated, outmoded, out of date, outworn, passe, prehistoric, primitive, quaint,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 antiquated — (adj.) 1620s, pp. adjective from antiquate (1530s) to make old or obsolete, from L. antiquatus, pp. of antiquare (see ANTIQUE (Cf. antique)). An older adjective in the same sense was antiquate (early 15c.), from Latin …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 antiquated — archaic, obsolete, antediluvian, antique, *old, ancient, venerable Analogous words: superannuated, *aged Antonyms: modernistic: modish Contrasted words: modern, new fash ioned, novel, newfangled, *new: *stylish, fashionable, smart …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 antiquated — [adj] obsolete aged, ancient, antediluvian, antique, archaic, dated, elderly, fusty*, hoary, moldy, obsolescent, old, oldfangled, old fashioned, old hat*, outmoded, out of date, outworn, superannuated; concepts 530,578,797 Ant. forward looking,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 antiquated — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ old fashioned or outdated …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 antiquated — [an′ti kwāt΄id] adj. 1. no longer used or useful; obsolete, old fashioned, out of date, etc. 2. aged SYN. OLD …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 antiquated — [[t]æ̱ntɪkweɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe something as antiquated, you are criticizing it because it is very old or old fashioned. Many factories are so antiquated they are not worth saving... Do we really want a return to an …

    English dictionary

  • 9 antiquated — adjective Date: 1601 1. obsolete < an antiquated calendar > 2. outmoded or discredited by reason of age ; being out of style or fashion < antiquated methods of farming > 3. advanced in age Synonyms: see …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 antiquated — antiquatedness, n. /an ti kway tid/, adj. 1. continued from, resembling, or adhering to the past; old fashioned: antiquated attitudes. 2. no longer used; obsolete or obsolescent: The spinning wheel is an antiquated machine. 3. aged; old: [1615… …

    Universalium

  • 11 antiquated — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. antique; outdated, behind the times, outmoded; obsolete. See oldness, age. Ant., new, recent. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. old fashioned, outmoded, out of date, obsolescent; see old 2 , 3 , old… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 antiquated — an|ti|quat|ed [ˈæntıkweıtıd] adj old fashioned and not suitable for modern needs or conditions used to show disapproval = ↑outdated ▪ antiquated laws …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 antiquated — an|ti|quat|ed [ æntı,kweıtəd ] adjective too old or too old fashioned to be useful: There are plans to modernize the antiquated telephone system …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 antiquated — adjective old fashioned and not suitable for modern needs or conditions; outdated (1): antiquated laws …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 antiquated — adjective his views on single parenthood are antiquated Syn: outdated, out of date, outmoded, outworn, old, stale, behind the times, old fashioned, anachronistic, old fangled, antique, antediluvian, passé, démodé, obsolete; informal out of the… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 antiquated — UK [ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪd] / US [ˈæntɪˌkweɪtəd] adjective too old or too old fashioned to be useful There are plans to modernize the antiquated telephone system …

    English dictionary

  • 17 antiquated — an•ti•quat•ed [[t]ˈæn tɪˌkweɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) surviving from, resembling, or adhering to the past; old fashioned: antiquated ideas[/ex] 2) no longer used; obsolete or obsolescent 3) aged; old • Etymology: 1615–25 an′ti•quat ed•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 antiquated — adjective /ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪd/ old fashioned, out of date See Also: antic, ancient, antiquary, antiquarian, antique, antiquity …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 antiquated — Synonyms and related words: Gothic, Victorian, abandoned, abjured, ago, ancient, antediluvian, antique, archaic, blown over, by, bygone, bypast, classical, dated, dead, dead and buried, deceased, defunct, departed, deserted, discontinued, disused …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 antiquated — an·ti·quat·ed || æntɪkweɪtɪd adj. out of date, old fashioned, outmoded, obsoletev. make old or obsolete …

    English contemporary dictionary


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