• WordNet 3.6
    • adj outdated old; no longer valid or fashionable "obsolete words","an obsolete locomotive","outdated equipment","superannuated laws","out-of-date ideas"
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Worn or outdated US Flags are destroyed, preferably by burning.
    • a Outdated Being out of date; antiquated; outmoded; unfashionable.
    • ***


  • J. C. Macaulay
    J. C. Macaulay
    “Repentance may be old-fashioned, but it is not outdated so long as there is sin.”


In literature:

They do not disseminate the little, outdated knowledge that they do possess.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
The crazy quilt of outdated, clumsy old buildings that was the local Starmen's Enclave.
"Starman's Quest" by Robert Silverberg
Strange, almost outdated men.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
However, institutions, including socio-political ones, can become outdated.
"Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Cavalry is outdated, nowadays, but in rocky mountain country they can have uses where tanks can't go.
"The Invaders" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
He recognized the latest model lie-detector, a rather outdated narco-synthesizer, a Class B Psychocomputer.
"Evil Out of Onzar" by Mark Ganes
You left the ship, it being outdated, battered, useless and drifting in normal interstellar where it would never be found.
"Spillthrough" by Daniel F. Galouye
I want to remove all the outdated fixtures and go state of the art.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
The plates won't do us any good now they are outdated, but I'll take them along anyhow.
"Signal in the Dark" by Mildred A. Wirt
Material published before 1980 may be outdated and even recently published materials may be inaccurate.
"What Works: Schools Without Drugs" by United States Department of Education

In poetry:

Everyone old has dreamed of all their lives—
Bonds and gestures pushed to one side
Like an outdated combine harvester,
And everyone young going down the long slide
"High Windows" by Philip Larkin

In news:

Outdated Laws and Subsidies—How Did It Get So Bad.
Office of constable outdated , unnecessary.
A newly released report called the office of constable outdated and unnecessary in Kentucky.
The stereotype that many middle-aged people get depressed and must perk up their lives with sports cars and affairs may be an outdated myth, scientists say.
Somewhere someone is spending thousands of dollars on landline telephones, turntables, dumbphones, and other outdated tech.
8 Ridiculously Expensive Outdated Gadgets.
No room for outdated at the inn.
Hovan says Bucs' defense was ' outdated '.
Costs Associated With Outdated Systems.
Residents can 'Take Back' outdated drugs.
Romney's vision for women is outdated .
10 Ridiculously Outdated Dating Rules.
CIPR to penalise against ' outdated ' AVE measurements in awards entries.
Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed legislation this week which tossed out a ban on the practice on that lake dating back to 1940, calling it " outdated ".
Is The Voting Rights Act Outdated .

In science:

As a realistic description of BEC in multiple particle production processes this model is outdated, but it is still the best introduction to the sub ject.
Inferences from Bose-Einstein correlations in multiple particle production processes
Therefore, the above (outdated) version of RewriteIds only works on merged identities (where all left-hand sides are different).
Methods for the Reduction of Three-Loop QCD Form Factors
Consequently, in the resulting confusion of crosstalk, living systems must have a systematic way of evaluating information to distinguish updated from outdated.
Time walkers and spatial dynamics of ageing information
This fact is widely appreciated in the LQG community and not a matter of debate, the habitat construction presented in is outdated.
Loop Quantum Gravity: An Inside View
Self-Checking The system should check itself regularly in order to identify infected nodes, not proper working or outdated security components, and abnormal behavior in the network.
Next Challenges in Bringing Artificial Immune Systems to Production in Network Security