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to make obsolete, old-fashioned, or out of date by replacing with something newer or better: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 (nominative antiquatio), noun of action from past participle stem of antiquare (see antique (adj.)).

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    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 […]

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  • Antiqued

    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 […]

  • Antiquer

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