Obsolete

  • 1 Obsolete — Studioalbum von Fear Factory Veröffentlichung 28. Juli 1998 Label Roadrunner Records …

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  • 2 obsolète — [ ɔpsɔlɛt ] adj. • 1596; lat. obsoletus 1 ♦ Ling. Qui n est plus en usage. Mot obsolète. ⇒ ancien, désuet. 2 ♦ Écon. Dont l usage se raréfie au profit d une nouveauté. Une machine obsolète. ⇒ périmé, vieux. « l armement nucléaire, toujours… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 obsolete — ob‧so‧lete [ˈɒbsəliːt ǁ ˌɑːbsəˈliːt] adjective if something is obsolete, it is old fashioned and no longer useful, because something newer or better has been invented: • Will handheld computers make books obsolete? • companies burdened with… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 obsolete — I adjective abandoned, anachronistic, anachronous, ancient, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, archaistic, bygone, dated, dead, discarded, discontinued, dismissed, disused, early, expired, extinct, fallen into desuetude, fallen into… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Obsolete — Ob so*lete, a. [L. obsoletus, p. p. of obsolescere. See {Obsolescent}.] 1. No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused; neglected; as, an obsolete word; an obsolete statute; applied chiefly to words, writings, or observances. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 obsolete — obsolete, obsolescent Both words are derived from Latin obsolescere meaning ‘to fall into disuse’. Something (either physical, such as a piece of machinery, or conceptual, such as a custom or idea) is obsolete when it is outdated and no longer… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 Obsolete — Ob so*lete, v. i. To become obsolete; to go out of use. [R.] Fitzed. Hall. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 obsolete — [äb΄sə lēt′, äb′sə lēt΄] adj. [L obsoletus, pp. of obsolescere, to go out of use < ob (see OB ) + * solescere (< exolescere, to grow out of use < ex ,EX 1 + ? alescere, to increase: see ADOLESCENT)] 1. no longer in use or practice;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 obsolete — (adj.) 1570s, from L. obsoletus grown old, worn out, pp. of obsolescere fall into disuse, probably from ob away (see OB (Cf. ob )) + solere to be used to, be accustomed (see INSOLENT (Cf. insolent)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 obsolete — *old, antiquated, archaic, antique, ancient, venerable, antediluvian Antonyms: current …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 obsolete — [adj] no longer in use, in vogue anachronistic, ancient, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, bygone, dated, dead, dead and gone*, dinosaur*, discarded, disused, done for*, dusty, extinct, fossil, gone, had it*, has been*, horse and buggy* …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 obsolete — ► ADJECTIVE 1) no longer produced or used; out of date. 2) Biology rudimentary or vestigial. ORIGIN Latin obsoletus grown old, worn out , from obsolescere fall into disuse …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Obsolete — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Obsolete se rapporte à : Un objet obsolète est un objet atteint d obsolescence (être dépassée) En musique : Obsolete est un album de rock… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 14 obsolete — adjective no longer useful because something newer and better has been invented: obsolete weapons | render sth obsolete (=make it obsolete): Current production methods will soon be rendered obsolete …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 obsolete — I. adjective Etymology: Latin obsoletus, from past participle of obsolescere to grow old, become disused, perhaps from ob toward + solēre to be accustomed Date: 1579 1. a. no longer in use or no longer useful < an obsolete word > b. of a kind or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 obsolete — obsoletely, adv. obsoleteness, n. /ob seuh leet , ob seuh leet /, adj., v., obsoleted, obsoleting. adj. 1. no longer in general use; fallen into disuse: an obsolete expression. 2. of a discarded or outmoded type; out of date: an obsolete… …

    Universalium

  • 17 obsolete — ob|so|lete [ˈɔbsəli:t US ˌa:bsəˈli:t] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of obsolescere to grow old, become disused ] no longer useful, because something newer and better has been invented →↑out of date ▪ obsolete weapons ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 obsolete — ob•so•lete [[t]ˌɒb səˈlit, ˈɒb səˌlit[/t]] adj. v. let•ed, let•ing 1) no longer in general use: obsolete customs[/ex] 2) of a discarded or outmoded type: an obsolete battleship[/ex] 3) ling. (of a linguistic form) no longer in use, esp., out of… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 obsolete — ob·so·lete .äb sə lēt, äb sə . adj no longer active or distinct <obsolete cases of infection> <obsolete pulmonary lesions> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 20 obsolète — (ob so lè t ) adj. 1°   Néologisme de quelques grammairiens. Qui est hors d usage, en parlant d un mot, d une locution. 2°   Il se dit aussi en histoire naturelle, pour signifier peu apparent, presque effacé. Sillon obsolète. Strie obsolète.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré