Definition of Superannuate

1. Verb. Retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability.

Generic synonyms: Retire
Derivative terms: Superannuation



2. Verb. Declare to be obsolete.
Generic synonyms: Adjudge, Declare, Hold
Derivative terms: Superannuation

3. Verb. Become obsolete.
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Superannuation

4. Verb. Retire or become ineligible because of old age or infirmity.
Generic synonyms: Retire

Definition of Superannuate

1. v. t. To impair or disquality on account of age or infirmity.

2. v. i. To last beyond the year; -- said of annual plants.

Definition of Superannuate

1. Verb. (transitive) to retire or put out of use due to age ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to show to be obsolete due to age ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) to retire due to age ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) to become obsolete or antiquated ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superannuate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superannuate

superalkaline
superallowed
superalloy
superalloys
superalmighty
superaltar
superaltars
superaltern
superalterns
superambitious
superamplitude
superamplitudes
superangelic
superanion
superanions
superannuate (current term)
superannuated
superannuates
superannuating
superannuation
superannuation fund
superannuations
superantigen
superantigens
superantioxidant
superantioxidants
superarachnoid
superarrival
superarrivals
superaspirin

Literary usage of Superannuate

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"[Cf. superannuate, v.] superannuated ; impaired or disabled through old age ... Doubtless his church will be no hospital For superannuate forms and ..."

2. The Musical World (1865)
"and how "superannuate choristers " can also be " promising?"—and what is the use of their becoming •' students?"—I am, Sir, yours faithfully, CAPEB 0' CORBY ..."

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