outdated Definition

no longer in use or no longer useful; antiquated.

Using outdated: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "outdated" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The computer system is outdated and needs to be replaced.

  • Example

    His fashion sense is outdated and needs an update.

  • Example

    The information in the book is outdated and no longer accurate.

outdated Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with outdated

  • technology that is no longer in use or has been surpassed by newer technology


    The company needs to upgrade its outdated technology to stay competitive.

  • information that is no longer accurate or relevant


    The report contains outdated information that needs to be updated.

  • fashion that is no longer in style or popular


    Her wardrobe is full of outdated fashion from the 80s.


Summary: outdated in Brief

'Outdated' [aʊtˈdeɪtɪd] means something is no longer in use or useful, often because it is old-fashioned or has been surpassed by newer alternatives. Examples include outdated technology, information, and fashion. 'Outdated' is synonymous with 'obsolete,' 'old-fashioned,' 'antiquated,' and 'outmoded.'

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