Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
eldest /'eldist/
  • tính từ
    • cả (anh, chị), nhiều tuổi nhất
Concise Dictionary
+the offspring who came first in the order of birth
+first in order of birth
+past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
+(used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
+of long duration; not new
+(used for emphasis) very familiar
+just preceding something else in time or order
+of a very early stage in development
+old in experience
+belonging to some prior time
+(used informally especially for emphasis)

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 elderly, ageing, aged, advanced in years or age, long-lived, past one's prime, grey, full of years, getting on (in years), hoary, superannuated, Colloq over the hill, past it:
Bill is too old to continue working in the mine.
2 ancient, antiquated, antediluvian, fossil, prehistoric, Noachian, obsolete, antique, outdated, out of date, old-time, dated, archaic, stale, out-moded, passé, Literary Ogygian:
The archaeological dig has turned up some interesting old artefacts.
3 time-worn, decayed, dilapidated, ramshackle, disintegrated, crumbling, shabby, worn out, dusty, broken-down, tumbledown, disused, unused, cast off, cast aside:
They have torn down the old mill near the river.
4 long-standing, well-established, enduring, lasting, age-old, time-honoured:
It is hard to see an old friendship die.
5 former, olden, bygone, early, primordial, primitive:
In the old days, it took a week to travel from London to Edinburgh.
6 previous, preceding, prior, former, quondam, erstwhile, one-time, ex-:
The West End was my old stamping-ground when I lived in London.
7 experienced, veteran, practised, (well-)versed, knowledgeable, proficient, accomplished, adept, skilled, expert, old-time:
Charles is an old hand at steam engines.
8 dear, beloved, loved, esteemed, valued, precious, well-known, intimate, close, familiar:
Penelope is an old friend of the family's.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 (of people, especially of three or more members of the same family) oldest: Tom is my eldest son.
2 (the eldest) used without a noun immediately after it to show who is the oldest of three or more people: the eldest of their three children - OLD

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