Details of word ANCIENT

Definition of ancient

a. - Old; that happened or existed in former times, usually at a great distance of time; belonging to times long past; specifically applied to the times before the fall of the Roman empire; -- opposed to modern; as, ancient authors, literature, history; ancient days.
a. - Old; that has been of long duration; of long standing; of great age; as, an ancient forest; an ancient castle.
a. - Known for a long time, or from early times; -- opposed to recent or new; as, the ancient continent.
a. - Dignified, like an aged man; magisterial; venerable.
a. - Experienced; versed.
a. - Former; sometime.
n. - Those who lived in former ages, as opposed to the moderns.
n. - An aged man; a patriarch. Hence: A governor; a ruler; a person of influence.
n. - A senior; an elder; a predecessor.
n. - One of the senior members of the Inns of Court or of Chancery.
n. - An ensign or flag.
n. - The bearer of a flag; an ensign.

Word "ancient" contains 7 letters : A C E I N N T

Anagrams for ancient

Word ancient has no exact anagram.

Sub-words / Unscramble words / words found within ancient

Parent words for ancient

Words starting with ancient

Words ending with ancient

No word ends with ancient.

Words containing ancient

Hook words (formed by adding one letter) for ancient

The words in bold in above lists are commonly used english words.

Related word lists for ancient

Go to top