- To give an archaic quality or character to; make archaic.
- To use archaisms, as in prose, to suggest the past.
- To use or imitate what is archaic; imitate an olden style; especially, to make use of archaisms in speech.
- To make appear archaic or antique.
- To give an <xref>archaic</xref> quality or character to; make archaic, to suggest the past.
- give an archaic appearance of character to