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Synonyms for elder
ˈɛl dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elder, senior(noun)

    a person who is older than you are

    Synonyms:
    senior, elderberry bush

    Antonyms:
    junior

  2. elder, elderberry bush(noun)

    any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit

    Synonyms:
    senior, elderberry bush

    Antonyms:
    junior

  3. elder(adj)

    any of various church officers

    Synonyms:
    senior, elderberry bush

    Antonyms:
    junior

  4. elder, older, sr.(adj)

    used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son

    "Bill Adams, Sr."

    Synonyms:
    senior, aged, old, older, sr., elderly

    Antonyms:
    junior

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elder

    Synonyms:
    senior, father

    Antonyms:
    junior, son

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elder(a.)

    Synonyms:
    older, senior

  2. elder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    senior, aged person

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    eldest, seniors, elders, oldest, first-born, senior, older, elderly, regent, former, old, firstborn

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. elder

    Synonyms:
    Sambucus, a mild laxative

  2. elder

    Synonyms:
    older adult, senior

  3. elder

    Synonyms:
    Elderberry, see there, Sambucus nigra

How to pronounce elder?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say elder in sign language?

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How to use elder in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Marshall:

    My grandmother would never want to be known as one of America's most famous cases of elder abuse.

  2. Elmirza Khozhugov:

    Tamerlan loved his younger brother, absolutely adored him, always put himself as the defender of Jahar. Tamerlan was very charismatic and he was a leader within himself. It was a very easy thing for him to do, being the elder brother.

  3. Selman:

    I asked an experienced elder who had profited by his knowledge of the world, ?What course should I pursue to obtain prosperity?? He replied, ?Contentment?if you are able, practise contentment.?

  4. Reggie Moore:

    Hes a Black elder who didnt deserve to die the way that he did.

  5. Isabel Fernandes:

    Monday came and went and Elder Fernandes didn't call, and Elder Fernandes didn't answer calls from anyone else. Tuesday, no calls and my sister ended up flying down there yesterday, and still we haven't heard from Elder Fernandes.


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