Associations to the word «Obsolete»
OBSOLETE, adjective. (of words, equipment, etc.) No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject).
OBSOLETE, adjective. (biology) Imperfectly developed; not very distinct.
OBSOLETE, verb. (transitive) (US) To cause to become obsolete.
OBSOLETE, adjective. No longer in use; "obsolete words".
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.