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antiquated

[an-ti-kwey-tid] /ˈæn tɪˌkweɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
continued from, resembling, or adhering to the past; old-fashioned:
antiquated attitudes.
2.
no longer used; obsolete or obsolescent:
The spinning wheel is an antiquated machine.
3.
aged; old:
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; antiquate + -ed2
Related forms
antiquatedness, noun
unantiquated, adjective
Synonyms
See ancient1 .

antiquate

[an-ti-kweyt] /ˈæn tɪˌkweɪt/
verb (used with object), antiquated, antiquating.
1.
to make obsolete, old-fashioned, or out of date by replacing with something newer or better:
This latest device will antiquate the ice-cube tray.
2.
to design or create in an antique style; cause to appear antique.
Origin
1400-50; late Middle English antiquat old < Medieval Latin antīquātus old, ancient, past participle of antiquāre to put in an earlier state, verbal derivative of Latin antīquus; see antique
Related forms
antiquation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for antiquated

antiquated

/ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
outmoded; obsolete
2.
aged; ancient
Derived Forms
antiquatedness, noun

antiquate

/ˈæntɪˌkweɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to make obsolete or old-fashioned
2.
to give an old or antique appearance to
Word Origin
C15: from Latin antīquāre to make old, from antīquus ancient
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Word Origin and History for antiquated
adj.

1620s, past participle adjective from antiquate (1530s) "to make old or obsolete," from Latin antiquatus, past participle of antiquare (see antique (adj.)). An older adjective in the same sense was antiquate (early 15c.), from Latin.

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