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elder

Elder is a 5 letter word which starts with the letter E and ends with the letter R for which we found 5 definitions.

Definition
(a.) Older; more aged or existing longer.
(a.) Born before another; prior in years; senior; earlier; older; as his elder brother died in infancy; -- opposed to younger and now commonly applied to a son daughter child brother etc.
(a.) One who is older; a superior in age; a senior.
(a.) An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a predecessor.
(a.) A person who on account of his age occupies the office of ruler or judge; hence a person occupying any office appropriate to such as have the experience and dignity which age confers; as the elders of Israel; the elders of the synagogue; the elders in the apostolic church.

Syllable Information

The word elder is a 5 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for elder is: eld-er



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