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ancienter


 
  Overview  of  adj  ancient 
 
  The  adj  ancient  has  2  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (5)  ancient  --  (belonging  to  times  long  past  especially  of  the  historical  period  before  the  fall  of  the  Western  Roman  Empire;  "ancient  history";  "ancient  civilizations  such  as  those  of  the  Etruscans  and  Sumerians";  "ancient  Greece") 
  2.  (4)  ancient  --  (very  old  "an  ancient  mariner") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  ancient 
 
  2  senses  of  ancient 
 
  Sense  1 
  ancient 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  future,  past)  ->  present 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  past,  present)  ->  future 
 
  Sense  2 
  ancient 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  old)  ->  young,  immature 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  ancient 
 
  2  senses  of  ancient 
 
  Sense  1 
  ancient 
  =>  past  (vs.  present)  (vs.  future) 
 
  Sense  2 
  ancient 
  =>  old  (vs.  young) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  ancient 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  ancient 
 
  ancient  used  as  an  adjective  is  rare  (polysemy  count  =  2) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  ancient 
  ancient 
 
  Overview  of  adj  ancient 
 
  The  adj  ancient  has  2  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (5)  ancient  --  (belonging  to  times  long  past  especially  of  the  historical  period  before  the  fall  of  the  Western  Roman  Empire;  "ancient  history";  "ancient  civilizations  such  as  those  of  the  Etruscans  and  Sumerians";  "ancient  Greece") 
  2.  (4)  ancient  --  (very  old  "an  ancient  mariner")