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synonyms for older

  • earlier
  • elder
  • eldest
  • first
  • first-born
  • former
  • lower
  • of a former period
  • of an earlier time
  • preceding
  • prior
  • senior
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antonyms for older

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  • younger
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How to use older in a sentence

Of this older view much still survives, and much that is ennobling.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
To Harry's surprise, the soldier detailed to go with him proved to be a boy, not much older than himself.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
All religions, the Christian religion included, are adaptations or variants of older religions.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
I have an adopted sister, six years older than myself, who married twelve years ago.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Awe stole upon him; he felt himself included in the great ideal of this older day.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He intended to be prime-minister before he was forty, and older and soberer heads shared his confidence.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Her memory reverted to experiences that had made her feel as much older than the ordinary girl as she now felt at sea.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
But while the older schools of art delighted him, he followed with no less attention the movement of contemporary painting.
BASTIEN LEPAGEFR. CRASTRE
The older forms are larger colorless bodies containing granules of brown pigment.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Her affectation of extreme youth was so absurdly ridiculous, that it made her appear older and uglier than she really was.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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