What is the difference between Ancient and Old?




What is the difference between Ancient and Old? :


Ancient :

(
1 ) Belonging to times long past

These are ancient monuments.

Tell me something about ancient India.


Old :

(
1 ) Advanced in age – having lived for a long time – no longer young

Old people cannot be as active as young people.

What will you do when you grow old?

He is so old for you to marry.


(
2 ) Having been in existence or use for a long time

Old custiomes die hard.

Discard your old clothes.


(
3 ) Not recent or modern

Can discard old religious practices?

Things were different in the old days.


(
4 ) Familiar – known for a long time

She is old friend of mine.


(
5 ) Former – previous

What was your old job?

We had a larger garden at our old house.


(
6 ) Having much experience or practices

He is very old in diplomacy.

He is an old Math Professor.











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