Learn how to say Aging correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word age:
1the length of time that a person has lived or a thing has existed:
he died from a heart attack at the age of 51
he must be nearly 40 years of age
a particular stage in someone’s life:
children of primary school age
[mass noun] the state of being old:
fine wine improves with age
2a distinct period of history:
an age of technological growth
Geology a division of time that is a subdivision of an epoch, corresponding to a stage in chronostratigraphy.
(ages/an age) British informal a very long time:
I haven’t seen her for ages
verb (ages, ageing or aging, aged)
grow old or older:
the tiredness we feel as we age
[with object] cause to appear old or older:
he even tried ageing the painting with a spoonful of coffee
(with reference to an alcoholic drink, cheese, etc.) mature or allow to mature:
the wine ages in open vats or casks
a cheese that has been aged for four months
[with object] determine how old (something) is:
we didn’t have a clue how to age these animals
act (or be) one’s age
[usually in imperative] behave in a manner appropriate to someone of one’s age and not to someone younger.
come of age
reach adult status (in UK law at 18, formerly 21).
(of a movement or activity) become fully established:
space travel will then finally come of age
of an age
1old enough to be able or expected to do something:
the sons are of an age to marry
2(of two or more people or things) of a similar age:
the children all seemed of an age
through the ages
the influence of Greek culture through the ages
Middle English: from Old French, based on Latin aetas, aetat-, from aevum ‘age, era’
Ageing is usually spelled with an e, although aging is also correct.