age2 present participle aging or ageing
1 [intransitive and transitive]
to start looking older or to make someone or something look older:
He was worried to see how much she'd aged.
The experience had aged him in advance of his years.
to become older:
The buildings are ageing, and some are unsafe.
3 [intransitive and transitive]
to improve and develop in taste over a period of time, or to allow food or alcohol to do this:
Cheddar cheese ages well.
The whisky is aged for at least ten years.