Antiquate



to make obsolete, old-fashioned, or out of date by replacing with something newer or better: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.
to design or create in an style; cause to appear .
Historical Examples

Whilst these were under discussion, new matter of complaint came over, which seemed to antiquate the first.
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12) Edmund Burke

A little peaceful study and development of submarines and aircraft will antiquate our present antidotes.
Another Sheaf John Galsworthy

Seriously, I believe it will antiquate all types of airplanes, prop or jet.
The Black Star Passes John W Campbell

Such works are held as antiquate and mossy; And as regards the younger folk, indeed, They never yet have been so pert and saucy.
Faust Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

verb (transitive)
to make obsolete or old-fashioned
to give an old or antique appearance to

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  • Antiquated

    continued from, resembling, or adhering to the past; old-fashioned: antiquated attitudes. no longer used; obsolete or obsolescent: The spinning wheel is an antiquated machine. aged; old: to make obsolete, old-fashioned, or out of date by replacing with something newer or better: This latest device will antiquate the ice-cube tray. to design or create in an […]

  • Antiquation

    to make obsolete, old-fashioned, or out of date by replacing with something newer or better: This latest device will antiquate the ice-cube tray. to design or create in an style; cause to appear . verb (transitive) to make obsolete or old-fashioned to give an old or antique appearance to n. 1640s, from Late Latin antiquationem […]



  • Antique

    of or belonging to the past; not modern. dating from a period long ago: antique furniture. noting or pertaining to automobiles approximately 25 years old or more. in the tradition, fashion, or style of an earlier period; old-fashioned; . of or belonging to the Greeks and Romans. (of paper) neither calendered nor coated and having […]

  • Antique glass

    (def 4). Historical Examples He half-filled an antique glass with champagne and drank to welcome her to Holland. Small Souls Louis Couperus The room containing the antique glass, astonished me more than any thing else. The Diary of an Ennuye Anna Brownell Jameson



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