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Fvieux WOld
  • Old, une commune hongroise du comitat de Baranya.
an old building.
an old building.
  • NomSUF-old
    1. People who are old; old beings; the older generation; usually used with the.
      1. A civilised society should always look after the old in the community.
  • AdjectifCOMolderCOMelderSUPoldestSUPeldest
    1. Of an object, concept, relationship, etc., having existed for a relatively long period of time.
      1. an old abandoned building;  an old friend
      2. a wrinkled old man
      3. an old loaf of bread
    2. Of an item that has been used and so is not new (unused).
      1. I find that an old toothbrush is good to clean the keyboard with. ‎
    3. Having existed or lived for the specified time.
      1. How old are they? She’s five years old and he's seven. We also have a young teen and a two-year-old child. ‎
      2. My great-grandfather lived to be a hundred and one years old. ‎
    4. (heading) Of an earlier time.
      1. My new car is not as good as my old one.  a school reunion for Old Etonians ‎
      2. The footpath follows the route of an old railway line. ‎
      3. That is the old way of doing things; now we do it this way. ‎
      4. When he got drunk and quarrelsome they just gave him the old heave-ho. ‎
    5. Tiresome.
      1. Your constant pestering is getting old. ‎
    6. Said of subdued colors, particularly reds, pinks and oranges, as if they had faded over time.
      1. A grammatical intensifier, often used in describing something positive. (Mostly in idioms like good old, big old and little old, any old and some old.).
        1. We're having a good old time. My next car will be a big old SUV.   My wife makes the best little old apple pie in Texas. ‎
      2. OBS Excessive, abundant.
      3. Plus d'exemples
        1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
          • With United's movement flummoxing the visitors, Berbatov saw his low shot saved well by Ben Foster on his first return to Old Trafford.
          • Those old machines are not very glamorous, but even 20 years after their introduction, they are still the workhorses of the industry.
          • For instance, the old Sears building in Chicago was built with wood trusses; we get beams like that and resaw them to make flooring.
        2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
          • Old Buggy and Winter Birds shows a buggy parked in front of a drive shed, while cardinals, juncos, and song sparrows feed on grain strewn over the ground.
          • Old couples sometimes will play tapes at each other during a fight.
        3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
          • Most kids age out of that by the time they're ten or eleven years old.
          • She went from the arms of the football captain to the dry-handed grasp of Mr. Depopolus, who'd retired from the faculty when she was twelve years old.
          • I finally decided that the production was a work of neoromanticism, not only because I like a good ten-dollar word, but because the basic struggle here is between the young and the old.

      Meaning of old for the defined word.

      Grammaticalement, ce mot "old" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un formes de noun, un noms invariant, un pluriels irrégulier, un noms avec pluriels irrégulier, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum.
      • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
        1. Adjectifs
          • Noms
            • Formes de Noun
              • Pluriels
                • Pluriels irréguliers
                  • Noms invariants
                • Formes plurielles Noun
                  • Pluriels irréguliers
                    • Noms invariants
                • Noms invariants
                  • Pluriels irréguliers
                    • Noms invariants
                    • Noms avec pluriels irréguliers
                      • Noms invariants
                      • Noms Dénombrable
                        • Singularia tantum
                          • Noms Indénombrable
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                      Liens Connexes:
                      1. en older
                      2. en oldest
                      3. en old-fashioned
                      4. en olden
                      5. en old-time
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