Translation of age in Spanish:


edad, n.

Pronunciation: /eɪdʒ//eɪdʒ/


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    (of person, animal, thing)
    edad feminine
    what age was she when she died? ¿qué edad / cuántos años tenía cuando murió?
    • what is the age of this house? ¿de cuándo / de qué época es esta casa?
    • the children's ages are three, four and six, respectively los niños tienen, respectivamente, tres, cuatro y seis años
    • at the age of 17 a la edad de / a los 17 años
    • from an early age desde temprana edad
    • at my age a mi edad
    • at your/that age a tu/esa edad
    • when you're my age cuando tengas mi edad / mis años
    • I have a son your age tengo un hijo de tu edad
    • she's going out with a man twice/half her age sale con un hombre que la dobla en edad / que le dobla la edad/que tiene la mitad de su edad
    • he is six years of age tiene seis años de edad
    • for children of all ages para niños de todas las edades
    • she's not of an age to remember the war no tiene edad como para acordarse de la guerra
    • they're of an age son de / tienen la misma edad
    • to live to a ripe old age vivir muchos años
    • he's starting to look his age se le están empezando a notar los años
    • to act / be one's age
    • it's time he acted his age ya es hora de que siente cabeza / de que empiece a actuar con madurez
    • come on, be your age ¡vamos, no seas infantil!
    • age limit límite de edad
  • 2

    • 2.1(maturity)

      to be of age ser mayor de edad
      • to come of age llegar a la mayoría de edad
      • to be under age ser menor de edad

    • 2.2(old age)

      the wisdom of age la sabiduría que dan los años

  • 3

    • 3.1(epoch, period)

      era feminine
      the Elizabethan/atomic age la era isabelina/atómica
      • down / through the ages a través de los tiempos
      • So what we see is not a story of the past, but today's stories set against the previous age or period.
      • He would have been remarkable in any age, in the age in which he lived, he is utterly amazing.
      • Human history can be divided into two distinct ages - the geocentric and the heliocentric.
      • This is the age where the television performs the role of a baby-sitter, than a means of entertainment.
      • It happened 252 million years ago, at the boundary of the Permian and Triassic geological ages.
      • The civil liberties case against ID cards is a feeble one that belongs to a more innocent age.
      • We face the Brown era in fiction and a dark age for popular history.
      • However, a range of volcanic ages from Lower Cambrian to Early Devonian is suggested on biostratrigraphic grounds.
      • All other ages, epochs, and eras are represented by natural evolutionary and geological phenomena.
      • Indeed, I believe its popularity is an important feature of the intellectual history of the present age.
      • The bulk of the sediments on the outer margin are of Eocene to Oligocene age with thin units of younger sediments on top.
      • We live in an age in which laws, rules, regulations, charters, policies and practices intrude on every aspect of our lives.
      • Raising the club's profile in this media-dominated age is of vital importance to club's like York City.
      • During the ages of history human nature has undergone no essential change.
      • We live, after all, in one of the most conformist ages in history - the age of reason as we like to call it.
      • The relationship between Aubrey and Maturin doesn't need to be explained by reference to any of the various ages of history.
      • However, there seems to be a marked age gap between the Cretaceous ages and onset of rifting in the Eocene.
      • As any school text will tell you, this was primarily an age of invention and rapid material progress.
      • His writings are also a major source for the social history of his age.
      • Thus perished one of the greatest statesmen of his age and of Dutch history.
      • Fraser claims to hate ‘the modern world’ and would doubtless prefer to have lived in the Victorian age.
      • In the age of television and the Internet, we are not returning to the preliterate, but descending into the postliterate.
      • Historical novels can introduce children to how people lived in other ages, even if told with contemporary sensibilities in mind.
      • We live in an age when attention deficit disorder is rife amongst adults and children alike and brevity is a prized quality.
      • In the age of reality, television is increasingly the realm of the amateur.

    • 3.2(long time)

      I've been waiting ages / an age llevo siglos / un siglo esperando informal
      • I haven't seen her for ages hace siglos que no la veo
      • The infirm and ill were beamed to safe havens ages ago.
      • I'm starting to slip back into my nocturnal, staying up very late self again because I was up ages the other night working on my Physics coursework.
      • I was reading WIRED for the first time in ages the other day, and found myself getting annoyed all over again at the breathless prose they use in their articles.
      • The French Connection hasn't been on television for ages.
      • You wait ages for a television drama about what it's like to be fortysomething - wait until you're halfway through your 40s, in fact - and then four come along at once.
      • I promise I won't write about television for ages.
      • Finally after what seemed like ages we had our drinks and were sitting outside.
      • Some of the stage crew at Stratford who've been there for ages have said how my voice is just like my father's.

intransitive verb

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    (person) envejecer
    (cheese) madurar
    he had aged terribly estaba muy avejentado
    • this wine ages well este vino se conserva muy bien
    • The club aims to provide entertainment for teenagers between the ages of 15 to 18 years in a fun and supervised environment.
    • Enthusiastic young people between the ages of 12 and 18 are invited to apply for the classes which take place on a two hour basis on Saturdays.
    • There were 30 female students and 20 male students whose ages ranged from 9-10 years of age.
    • Imagine you're over 60 years of age and a squatter living in the largest slum in Kenya.
    • Only McKinlay survived, living to the age of 95 when he died in Glasgow in 1983.
    • On Tuesday next all children between the ages of 6 and 9 are invited to come along and take part.
    • She moved to 88 Park Row when she was one year of age, and lived there until she was married in 1984.
    • For children, symptoms may be present between the ages of 2 to 4 years of age while presentation of symptoms occurs at start of school.
    • Till the age of five she lived in Kollam, then Quilon, and left for New York with her parents in 1941.
    • Membership is open to girls between the ages of seven and ten.
    • None of us of this generation, I know, will be able to live up to the age of 126.
    • The children are of varying ages and live as any other family anywhere in the world does.
    • In all honesty, I don't have many relatives that have lived to ripe old ages apart from my maternal Grandfather.
    • Three hundred people of all ages attended a birthday service in York Minster.
    • Workers under 50 years of age can expect to live well into their eighties.
    • The girl was about fourteen years of age, shoulder length blonde hair and deep green eyes.
    • The supervisors were from 33 to 47 years of age.
    • Dr Baig had many patients of varying ages who lived on their own and were suffering some form of depression, mainly from the lack of human interaction.
    • The servicemen recorded their age, rank, length of service, and marital status.
    • At seventeen years of age and a senior at High School in Boston he was outstanding.

transitive verb

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    (person) hacer envejecer
    (person) avejentar
    (wine) añejar
    (wine) criar