Definition and Meanings for antique
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Part of Speech of antique
Etymology of antique
Meaning of antique
- old; ancient; of genuine antiquity; as, an antique statue. in this sense it usually refers to the flourishing ages of greece and rome.
- old, as respects the present age, or a modern period of time; of old fashion; antiquated; as, an antique robe.
- made in imitation of antiquity; as, the antique style of thomson's .
- odd; fantastic.
as noun, adjective
- in general, anything very old; but in a more limited sense, a relic or object of ancient art; collectively, the antique, the remains of ancient art, as busts, statues, paintings, and vases.