简明英汉词典

elder
[5eldE(r)]
n.
年长者, 老人, 父辈
adj.
年长的, 资格老的

美国传统词典[双解]

elder
eld.er 1
AHD:[μl“d…r]
D.J.[6eld*]
K.K.[6Wld+]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Greater than another in age or seniority.
年纪较大的:比另一人年长的或资格老的

(2)

Superior to another or others, as in rank.
资格较老的,地位较高的:比另一人或另些人地位高的,如在职衔上
n.(名词)

(1)

An older person.
年长者

(2)

An older, influential member of a family, tribe, or community.
头人,长辈:在一个家庭、部落或团体里的年长且有影响力的人

(3)

One of the governing officers of a church, often having pastoral or teaching functions.
长老:教会的管事或领导之一,通常有精神上指导或教育的功能

(4)

Mormon Church A member of the higher order of priesthood.
【摩门教】 高级司祭

语源

(1)

Middle English eldre
中古英语 eldre

(2)

from Old English eldra * see al- 2
源自 古英语 eldra *参见 al- 2

继承用法

eldership
n.(名词)

用法
Elder and eldest generally apply to persons, unlike older and oldest, which also apply to things. Elder and eldest are used principally with reference to seniority:
Elder 和 eldest 通常指人, 不同于older 和 oldest , 后两者也可指物,Elder 和eldest 主要用来指资格:
elder sister;
大姐;
elder statesman;
资格老的议员,
John the Elder.
老约翰

基本词义

elder
el.der 2
AHD:[μl“d…r]
D.J.[6eld*]
K.K.[6Wld+]
n.(名词)
Any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Sambucus, having clusters of small white flowers and red or purplish-black berrylike fruit.
接骨木:一种接骨木属 的灌木或小树,开大团小白花,结红色或黑紫色类似浆果的果实

语源

(1)

Middle English eldre
中古英语 eldre

(2)

from Old English ell?rn
源自 古英语 ell?rn

现代英汉词典

elder
[5eldE(r)]
adj.

(1)

年长的
my elder sister
我的姐姐
Janet is Mary's elder sister.
珍尼特是玛丽的姐姐。
My elder daughter is abroad.
我的大女儿出国了。

(2)

同姓名中较年长的

词性变化

elder
n.
年长者
He is my elder by two years.
他比我大两岁。

用法词典

elder
来自古英语yldra, ieldra, eldra

英文相关词典

elder
older    senior    junior    younger    

美国传统词典

elder
eld.er 1
AHD:[μl“d…r]
D.J.[6eld*]
K.K.[6Wld+]
adj.

(1)

Greater than another in age or seniority.

(2)

Superior to another or others, as in rank.
n.

(1)

An older person.

(2)

An older, influential member of a family, tribe, or community.

(3)

One of the governing officers of a church, often having pastoral or teaching functions.

(4)

Mormon Church A member of the higher order of priesthood.

语源

(1)

Middle English eldre

(2)

from Old English eldra * see al- 2

继承用法

eldership
n.

用法
Elder and eldest generally apply to persons, unlike older and oldest, which also apply to things. Elder and eldest are used principally with reference to seniority:
elder sister;
elder statesman;
John the Elder.

基本词义

elder
el.der 2
AHD:[μl“d…r]
D.J.[6eld*]
K.K.[6Wld+]
n.
Any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Sambucus, having clusters of small white flowers and red or purplish-black berrylike fruit.

语源

(1)

Middle English eldre

(2)

from Old English ell?rn

英汉法学大词典

elder
adj.长

英汉化学大词典

elder
adj.年长的,从前的;n.年长者,前辈

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Elder
爱尔德热熔性缝纫线(日)

英汉计算机大词典

elder
adj.年长的(从前的);n.年长者(前辈)

英汉心理学大词典

elder
年长的

英汉造纸大词典

elder
n.接骨木属

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