Aging is the process of growing older.
- An example of aging is when you start to grow gray hair, need eyeglasses and be more forgetfully as you get older.
- An example of aging is to apply dents and scratches to make a piece of furniture appear older.
The definition of aging refers to the process of getting older, or an artificial process to make someone or something look older.
- The process of growing old or maturing.
- An artificial process for imparting the characteristics and properties of age.
- Present participle of age.
(plural agings) (US)
- (intransitive) The process of becoming older or more mature.
- Allowing something to become older.
- The owner asked the clerk to age some big bills that were due.
- The deliberate act of making something (such as an antique) appear older than it is.
- (gerontology) Becoming senescent; accumulating damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time
- (euphemistic) Elderly person. Only as a collective plural in "the aging"
(comparative more aging, superlative most aging)
- Becoming elderly.
- The aging artist could no longer steadily hold the brush.
- Comparative and superlative forms are rare.