Learn a Word: Obsolete

Meaning: out of date; something that is no longer produced or used


We must dispose of obsolete machines from the factory.

Something that is old fashioned and no longer used currently.

Manufacturing methods that are now obsolete are still being used in some industries.

(In Biology) – A part of an organism that is rudimentary and less developed than in a former species or related organisms.

Synonyms of the word are archaic, ancient, old.

The first known use of the word is in the year 1579.

Read more about the word ‘obsolete’ from the website of Merriam Webster.

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