Antiquity

  • 1 Antiquity — An*tiq ui*ty, n.; pl. {Antiquities}. [L. antiquitas, fr. antiquus: cf. F. antiquit[ e]. See {Antique}.] 1. The quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 2 Antiquity — may refer to: *Generally, ancient history, and may be used of any historical period before the Middle Ages. **More specifically it means the classical antiquity of Greece and Rome. **Late Antiquity is used of the period between classical… …

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  • 4 antiquity — [n1] old object antique, relic, ruin; concept 259 antiquity [n2] oldness age, ancientness, antiqueness, archaicism, archaism, elderliness, hoariness, old age, venerableness; concept 715 Ant. convention, modernity, newness antiquity [n3] …

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  • 5 antiquity — (n.) late 14c., olden times, from O.Fr. antiquitet (11c.; Mod.Fr. antiquité) olden times; great age; old age, from L. antiquitatem (nom. antiquitas) ancient times, antiquity, venerableness, noun of quality from antiquus (see ANTIQUE (Cf. antique) …

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  • 6 antiquity — [an tik′wə tē] n. pl. antiquities [ME & OFr antiquite < L antiquitas < antiquus: see ANTIQUE] 1. the early period of history, esp. before the Middle Ages 2. the quality of being ancient or old; great age [a statue of great antiquity] 3. the …

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  • 7 antiquity — ► NOUN (pl. antiquities) 1) the distant past, especially before the Middle Ages. 2) an object from the distant past. 3) great age …

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  • 8 antiquity — noun 1 ancient times ADJECTIVE ▪ classical, Greek, Roman, etc. ▪ legends from Greek antiquity ▪ late ▪ remote …

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  • 9 antiquity — [[t]æntɪ̱kwɪti[/t]] antiquities 1) N UNCOUNT Antiquity is the distant past, especially the time of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. ...famous monuments of classical antiquity... The town was famous in antiquity for its white bulls. 2) N …

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  • 10 antiquity — an|tiq|ui|ty [ænˈtıkwıti] n plural antiquities 1.) [U] ancient times in antiquity ▪ The common household fork was nearly unknown in antiquity. 2.) [U] the state of being very old ▪ a building of great antiquity 3.) [C usuall …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 antiquity — /an tik wi tee/, n., pl. antiquities. 1. the quality of being ancient; ancientness: a bowl of great antiquity. 2. ancient times; former ages: the splendor of antiquity. 3. the period of history before the Middle Ages. 4. the peoples, nations,… …

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  • 12 antiquity — noun /ænˈtɪk.kwʌ.ti/ a) Ancient times; former ages; times long since past Cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity. b) The ancients; the people of ancient times. That such pillars were raised by Seth all antiquity has avowed. Sir W. Raleigh.… …

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  • 13 antiquity — noun 1 (U) ancient times: a tradition that stretches back into antiquity 2 (U) the state of being very old: a building of great antiquity 3 (countable usually plural) a building or object made in ancient times: a collection of Roman antiquities …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 antiquity — UK [ænˈtɪkwətɪ] / US noun Word forms antiquity : singular antiquity plural antiquities 1) [uncountable] ancient times, especially the period of time before the end of the Roman Empire in ad 476 2) [countable, usually plural] an object or building …

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  • 15 antiquity — /ænˈtɪkwəti / (say an tikwuhtee) noun (plural antiquities) 1. the quality of being ancient; great age: a family of great antiquity. 2. ancient times; former ages: the errors of dark antiquity. 3. the time before the Middle Ages. 4. the ancients… …

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  • 16 antiquity — Synonyms and related words: abidingness, aboriginality, age, ancien regime, ancient history, ancient manuscript, ancient times, ancientness, antique, archaism, artifact, atavism, cave painting, cobwebs of antiquity, constancy, continuance, defeat …

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  • 17 antiquity — an•tiq•ui•ty [[t]ænˈtɪk wɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) the quality of being ancient; ancientness: a bowl of great antiquity[/ex] 2) ancient times; former ages 3) anh the period of history before the Middle Ages 4) antiquities, things belonging to or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 antiquity — Antika statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Senovės Graikija ir Roma, jų kultūra. kilmė lot. antiquus – senovinis atitikmenys: angl. antiquity vok. Antike, f rus. антика …

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  • 19 antiquity — Antika statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Visuma senovės Graikijos ir Romos kultūros reiškinių, visų pirma literatūra ir menas, kūno kultūra, kurie laikomi klasikiniais. Šis terminas atsirado Renesanso laikais ir reiškė… …

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  • 20 antiquity — n. (pl. ies) 1 ancient times, esp. the period before the Middle Ages. 2 great age (a city of great antiquity). 3 (usu. in pl.) physical remains or relics from ancient times, esp. buildings and works of art. 4 (in pl.) customs, events, etc., of… …

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