Definitions of ancient

The word ancient uses 7 letters:aceinnt.

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a. - Old; that happened or existed in former times, usually at a great distance of time; belonging to times long past; specifically applied to the times before the fall of the Roman empire; -- opposed to modern; as, ancient authors, literature, history; ancient days. 2

a. - Old; that has been of long duration; of long standing; of great age; as, an ancient forest; an ancient castle. 2

a. - Known for a long time, or from early times; -- opposed to recent or new; as, the ancient continent. 2

a. - Dignified, like an aged man; magisterial; venerable. 2

a. - Experienced; versed. 2

a. - Former; sometime. 2

n. - Those who lived in former ages, as opposed to the moderns. 2

n. - An aged man; a patriarch. Hence: A governor; a ruler; a person of influence. 2

n. - A senior; an elder; a predecessor. 2

n. - One of the senior members of the Inns of Court or of Chancery. 2

n. - An ensign or flag. 2

n. - The bearer of a flag; an ensign. 2