Elder - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate Elder

Elder is hyphenated as El-der

How to pronounce Elder

Elder is pronounced ´ɛldər

Number of syllables in Elder

The number of syllables in Elder is 2

What part of speech in Elder?

Elder is a noun

How common in the word Elder?

Elder is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does Elder convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'Elder'

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Common collocations before 'Elder'

answer, gave, kill, know, listen, now, sound, time, tiny, took, tragedy, way, will, William, word

Words with similar spelling to Elder

alder, eider, elver, melder, older

Synonyms of 'Elder'

acolyte, age, alderman, almoner, antecedent, antediluvian, anterior, anticipatory, antique, apostle, archon, authority, bailie, baron, beadle, bigwig, big gun, big name, Bishop, boss, brass hat, bwana, caducity, capitular, capitulary, celebrity, centenarian, chancellor, chef, chief, churchwarden, ci-devant, city father, city manager, commissar, commissioner, conservative, councillor, councilman, councilwoman, dad, deacon, deaconess, dean, dignitary, dignity, doctor, dotard, Early, ecclesiarch, eldest, employer, establishment, experienced, father, figure, first, first-born, firstling, fogy, fore, former, fossil, fuddy-duddy, gaffer, Goodman, gramps, grandfather, grandsire, graybeard, guru, has-been, headman, husband, illuminate, intellect, intellectual, lector, lecturer, legislator, Liege, lion, longhair, lord, magistrate, magnate, mahatma, Major, mandarin, master, mastermind, matriarch, mayor, Mentor, minister, mossback, name, Nestor, nonagenarian, notability, notable, octogenarian, old-timer, older, oldest, oldster, old age, old fogy, old man, oracle, overlord, pantaloon, Paramount, paterfamilias, patron, personage, personality, philosopher, pops, power, preceding, precentor, presbyter, previous, priest, prime, Prior, rabbi, reactionary, reader, reeve, relic, rishi, ruling elder, sachem, sacrist, sacristan, sage, sapient, savant, scholar, seer, selectman, senior, senior citizen, sexagenarian, sidesman, sire, something, square, succentor, Suisse, superior, supervisor, syndic, teacher, teaching elder, thinker, thurifer, undersecretary, venerable, verger, veteran, warden, worthy, granny, geezer, foregoing, doyenne, doyen, dodo, clerk, burgomaster, brass, tycoon, somebody, sexton, seventy, septuagenarian, seignior, seigneur, secretary, sahib, patriarch, panjandrum, padrone, old woman, nabob, mogul, mid-Victorian, Methuselah, induna, high priest