antiquation


antiquation

verb (used with object), an·ti·quat·ed, an·ti·quat·ing.

  1. to make obsolete, old-fashioned, or out of date by replacing with something newer or better: This latest device will antiquate the ice-cube tray.
  2. to design or create in an antique style; cause to appear antique.

verb (tr)

  1. to make obsolete or old-fashioned
  2. to give an old or antique appearance to
n.

1640s, from Late Latin antiquationem (nominative antiquatio), noun of action from past participle stem of antiquare (see antique (adj.)).

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