Antiquated vs Superannuate - What's the difference?

antiquated | superannuate |


As a adjective antiquated

is old-fashioned, out of date.

As a verb superannuate is

to retire or put out of use due to age.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

antiquated

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • old-fashioned, out of date
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  • Usage notes

    Said of abstract concepts (such as doctrines, notions, ideas, principles, opinions, philosophies, methods, and words), but also of physical objects such as doors and maps.

    Synonyms

    * backward

    superannuate

    English

    Verb

    (superannuat)
  • to retire or put out of use due to age
  • (Sir Thomas Browne)
  • to show to be obsolete due to age
  • to retire due to age
  • to become obsolete or antiquated
  • To give a pension to, on account of old age or other infirmity; to cause to retire from service on a pension.