- Ancient times; faraway history; former ages
- Cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity.
- The people of ancient times.
- That such pillars were raised by Seth all antiquity has avowed. —Sir W. Raleigh.
- (obsolete) An old gentleman.
- You are a shrewd antiquity, neighbor Clench. —B. Jonson.
- (history) The historical period preceding the Middle Ages (c. 500-1500), primarily relating to European history.
- (often, constructed as an uncountable plural) A relic or monument of ancient times, such as a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution.
- The state of being ancient or of ancient lineage.
- French: Antiquité
- German: Antike
- Italian: antichità
- Portuguese: antiguidade
- Russian: дре́вность
- Spanish: antigüedad
- The period of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.