Difference between Aged and Older

What is the difference between Aged and Older?

Aged as an adjective is old. while Older as an adjective is elder, senior.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Old. Undergone the effects of time, improving as a result.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To cause to grow old; to impart the characteristics of age to.

Part of speech: preposition

Definition: Having the age of.

Example sentence: I grew up originally in Rochester. It was where I was born and a very tough neighbourhood with a lot of violence. I consider myself lucky. When I was aged 11, in 1998, Dad moved us to a suburban area from what was a ghetto area. It gave me a chance of survival.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Elder, senior.Elderly.

Example sentence: I think that life is difficult. People have challenges. Family members get sick, people get older, you don't always get the job or the promotion that you want. You have conflicts in your life. And really, life is about your resilience and your ability to go through your life and all of the ups and downs with a positive attitude.

We hope you now know whether to use Aged or Older in your sentence.

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