HyperDic: archaic

English > 2 senses of the word archaic:
ADJECTIVEallarchaic, antediluvian, antiquatedso extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
allarchaic, primitivelittle evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
archaic > pronunciation
Soundsaarkey'ihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > archaic: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSo extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period.
Example "archaic laws"
Synonymsantediluvian, antiquated
BroaderoldOf long duration
Spanishantediluviano, anticuado, arcaica, arcaico
Catalanantiquat, arcaic, arcaica
English > archaic: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLittle evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type.
Example"archaic forms of life"
Synonymprimitive
BroaderearlyBeing or occurring at an early stage / stage of development
Spanishprimitivo
Catalanprimitiu

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