Synonyms for older

Synonyms for (adjective) older

Synonyms: old, older

Definition: skilled through long experience

Usage: an old offender; the older soldiers

Similar words: experienced, experient

Definition: having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation


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?


Synonyms: sr., elder, older

Definition: used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son

Usage: Bill Adams, Sr.

Similar words: senior

Definition: older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service

Usage: senior officer