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Disused vs. Obsolete

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Disusedverb

simple past tense and past participle of disuse

Obsoleteadjective

(of words, equipment, etc.) No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject).

‘It is speculated that, within a few years, the Internet's speedy delivery of news worldwide will make newspapers obsolete.’;

Disusedadjective

No longer in use.

Obsoleteadjective

(biology) Imperfectly developed; not very distinct.

Disusedadjective

no longer in use;

‘obsolete words’;

Obsoleteverb

To cause to become obsolete.

‘This software component has been obsoleted.’; ‘We are in the process of obsoleting this product.’;

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Disusedadjective

no longer being used

‘they held an exhibition in a disused warehouse’;

Obsoleteadjective

No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused; neglected; as, an obsolete word; an obsolete statute; - applied chiefly to words, writings, or observances.

Obsoleteadjective

Not very distinct; obscure; rudimental; imperfectly developed; abortive.

Obsoleteverb

To become obsolete; to go out of use.

Obsoleteadjective

old; no longer in use or valid or fashionable;

‘obsolete words’; ‘an obsolete locomotive’; ‘outdated equipment’; ‘superannuated laws’; ‘out-of-date ideas’;

Obsoleteadjective

no longer in use;

‘obsolete words’;

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