antique

Definitions:

  • Belonging to, made in, or typical of an earlier period: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> old</strong>.
  • Of or belonging to ancient times, especially of, from, or characteristic of ancient Greece or Rome.
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  • Relating to or dealing in antiques.
  • Having the appearance of an antique.
  • Old-fashioned; outdated.
  • An object having special value because of its age, especially a domestic item or piece of furniture or handicraft esteemed for its artistry, beauty, or period of origin.
  • The style or manner of ancient times, especially that of ancient Greek or Roman art.
  • To give the appearance of an antique to.
  • To hunt or shop for antiques.
  • Having existed in ancient times; belonging to or having come down from antiquity; ancient: often specifically referring to Greece and Rome: as, an <em>antique</em> statue.
  • Belonging to former times, as contrasted with modern; having the form and characteristics of an earlier day; of old fashion: as, an <em>antique</em> robe.
  • Fantastic; fanciful; odd; wild; antic. See <internalXref urlencoded="antic">antic</internalXref>, 4.
  • In <em>bookbinding</em>, embossed without gold.
  • The style or manner of ancient times, specifically of Greek and Roman antiquity: used especially of art. In this sense used only in the singular, and preceded by the definite article: as, fond of <em>the antique</em>; copied from <internalXref urlencoded="the%20antique">the antique</internalXref>.
  • Any relic of antiquity; specifically, an example of Greek or Roman art, especially in sculpture.
  • The name given by American type-founders to a style of type of thick and bold face, of the regular Roman model, in which all lines are of equal or nearly equal thickness: called <internalXref urlencoded="Egyptian">Egyptian</internalXref> by British type-founders.
  • In general, anything very old; but in a more limited sense, a relic or object of ancient art; collectively, <ex>the antique</ex>, the remains of ancient art, as busts, statues, paintings, and vases.
  • Old; ancient; of genuine antiquity. In this sense it usually refers to the flourishing ages of Greece and Rome.
  • Old, as respects the present age, or a modern period of time; of old fashion; antiquated.
  • Made in imitation of antiquity.”
  • Odd; fantastic.
  • <xref>Old</xref>, used especially of furniture and household items; out of date.
  • An old piece of furniture, household item, or other similar item.
  • An old person.
  • To shop for <xref>antiques</xref>; to search for antiques.
  • To make an object appear to be an antique in some way.
  • made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age
  • any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity
  • out of fashion
  • give an antique appearance to
  • belonging to or lasting from times long ago
  • shop for antiques
  • an elderly man
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