Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) elder, senior (a person who is older than you are)
- S: (n) elder, elderberry bush (any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit)
- S: (n) elder (any of various church officers)
- S: (adj) elder, older, sr. (used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son) "Bill Adams, Sr."
- S: (adj) old ((used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age) "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
- S: (adj) old (of long duration; not new) "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
- S: (adj) old ((used for emphasis) very familiar) "good old boy"; "same old story"
- S: (adj) old, older (skilled through long experience) "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"
- S: (adj) erstwhile, former, old, onetime, one-time, quondam, sometime (belonging to some prior time) "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
- S: (adj) bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, old (very good) "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"; "we had a grand old time"
- S: (adj) Old (of a very early stage in development) "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century"
- S: (adj) previous, old (just preceding something else in time or order) "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"