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Synonyms for elder
ˈɛl dərel·der

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. elder

    senior, father

    junior, son

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. elder, seniornoun

    a person who is older than you are

    senior, elderberry bush


  2. elder, elderberry bushnoun

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

    senior, elderberry bush


  3. elderadjective

    any of various church officers

    senior, elderberry bush


  4. elder, older, sr.adjective

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

    "Bill Adams, Sr."

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


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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. elderadjective

    older, senior

  2. eldernoun

    senior, aged person

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. elder

    Sambucus, a mild laxative

  2. elder

    older adult, senior

  3. elder

    Elderberry, see there, Sambucus nigra

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  1. Sidonius Apollinaris:

    most delightful time in the most beautiful country in the company of Tonantius Ferreolus (the elder) and Apollinaris, the most charming hosts in the world

  2. 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.?

  3. 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.

  4. Alexandra Datig:

    Larry Elder brandished a weapon in conversation with me during our breakup. Larry Elder checked to see if Larry Elder gun was loaded.

  5. Jean Guerrero:

    My book about Stephen Miller was independently fact-checked and my reporting speaks for itself, mr. Elder had the opportunity to speak to me for my column but his press secretary canceled on the morning of our appointment.I believe my column paints a nuanced and fair portrait of Mr. Elder, including a look at his moving relationship with his father.

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