HyperDic: senesce

English > 1 sense of the word senesce:
VERBchangesenesce, age, get on, mature, maturategrow old or older
English > senesce: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningGrow old or older.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example "Young men senesce"
Synonymsage, get on, mature, maturate
Caused byagemake older
Entailed bymature, maturate, growDevelop and reach maturity
NarrowerdoteBe foolish or senile due to old age
fossilize, fossiliseBecome mentally inflexible
turnBecome officially one year older
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Spanishenvejecer, madurar
Catalanenvellir, madurar
Adjectivessenescentgrowing old

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