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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated age as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

2 April 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 36 answers for the crossword clue 'age', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given age a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen age as an answer itself some 707 times.

age is a single word clue made up of 3 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Wednesday, 07 April 2021 with the answer being ERA, we also found ERA to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • How long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"
  • A late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"
  • Begin to seem older; get older; "The death of his wife caused him to age fast"
  • A time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld"
  • A prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years"
  • An era of history having some distinctive feature; "we live in a litigious age"
  • Grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"
  • Make older; "The death of his child aged him tremendously"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

COM

DAY
United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)

ELD
A late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"

EON
(Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe

ERA
(baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched

GAP
An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

ICE
A rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating; "the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice"

4 Letters

AEON
(Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe

CURE
A medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

DOTE
Be foolish or senile due to old age

GRAY
Clothing that is a grey color; "he was dressed in grey"

5 Letters

EPOCH
A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event

GETON
Appear in a show, on T.V. or radio; "The news won't be on tonight"

LIMIT
The greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"

RIPEN
Grow ripe; "The plums ripen in July"

YEARS
A late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"

6 Letters

GILDED
Rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"

GOLDEN
Marked by peace and prosperity; "a golden era"; "the halcyon days of the clipper trade"

MATURE
Become due for repayment; "These bonds mature in 2005"

MELLOW
Become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he mellowed"

OLDAGE
A late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"

PERIOD
A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop"

7 Letters

ANTIQUE
An elderly man

DEVELOP
Change the use of and make available or usable; "develop land"; "The country developed its natural resources"; "The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"

OLDNESS
The quality of being old; the opposite of newness

SENESCE
Grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"

VINTAGE
The oldness of wines

8 Letters

GETOLDER

LONGTIME
A prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years"

MATURATE
Grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"

9 Letters

ANTIQUATE
Give an antique appearance to; "antique furniture"

OBSOLESCE
Become obsolete, fall into disuse; "This word has not obsolesced, although it is rarely used"

10 Letters

GEEZERHOOD
A late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"

GENERATION
The production of heat or electricity; "dams were built for the generation of electricity"

11 Letters

INFORMATION
(communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome; "the signal contained thousands of bits of information"

14 Letters

HISTORICPERIOD
An era of history having some distinctive feature; "we live in a litigious age"

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