Etymology
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aging (n.)

also ageing, "process of imparting age or the qualities of age to," 1860, verbal noun from age (v.).

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Definitions of aging
1
aging (n.)
acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time;
Synonyms: ripening / ageing
aging (n.)
the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age;
Synonyms: ageing / senescence
2
aging (adj.)
growing old;
Synonyms: ageing / senescent
From wordnet.princeton.edu