Synonyms for elderly

Synonyms for (noun) elderly

Synonyms: aged, elderly

Definition: people who are old collectively

Usage: special arrangements were available for the aged

Similar words: age bracket, age group, cohort

Definition: a group of people having approximately the same age

Synonyms for (adjective) elderly

Synonyms: older, senior, aged, elderly

Definition: advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)

Usage: aged members of the society; elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper; senior citizen

Similar words: old

Definition: (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age

Usage: his mother is very old; a ripe old age; how old are you?