|1.||[ noun ] late time of life|
|Synonyms:||old_age geezerhood eld age|
"old age is not for sissies," "he's showing his years" "age hasn't slowed him down at all" "a beard white with eld" "on the brink of geezerhood"
|Related terms:||time_of_life dotage sixties nineties eighties seventies age|
|2.||[ noun ] a prolonged period of time|
"we've known each other for ages" "I haven't been there for years and years"
|Related terms:||time_period long eon blue_moon year_dot month_of_Sundays|
|3.||[ noun ] the time during which someone's life continues|
"the monarch's last days" "in his final years"