Definition of Young

1. Noun. Any immature animal.

Exact synonyms: Offspring
Generic synonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna
Specialized synonyms: Hatchling, Orphan, Young Mammal, Young Bird, Spat, Young Fish



2. Adjective. (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth. "Young people"

3. Noun. United States film and television actress (1913-2000).
Exact synonyms: Loretta Young
Generic synonyms: Actress

4. Adjective. (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity. "Young corn"
Exact synonyms: New
Similar to: Early

5. Noun. United States civil rights leader (1921-1971).

6. Adjective. Suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh. "He is young for his age"
Exact synonyms: Vernal, Youthful
Similar to: Immature
Derivative terms: Youthfulness

7. Noun. British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829).
Exact synonyms: Thomas Young
Generic synonyms: Egyptologist, Physicist

8. Adjective. Being in its early stage. "The day is still young"
Similar to: New
Derivative terms: Youngness

9. Noun. United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959).
Exact synonyms: Lester Willis Young, Pres Young
Generic synonyms: Saxist, Saxophonist

10. Adjective. Not tried or tested by experience. "A young hand at plowing"
Exact synonyms: Unseasoned, Untested, Untried
Similar to: Inexperienced, Inexperient

11. Noun. English poet (1683-1765).
Exact synonyms: Edward Young
Generic synonyms: Poet

12. Noun. United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955).
Exact synonyms: Cy Young, Danton True Young
Generic synonyms: Ballplayer, Baseball Player

13. Noun. United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877).
Exact synonyms: Brigham Young
Generic synonyms: Religious Leader

14. Noun. Young people collectively. "Youth everywhere rises in revolt"
Exact synonyms: Youth
Generic synonyms: Age Bracket, Age Group, Cohort
Antonyms: Aged

Definition of Young

1. a. Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn.

2. n. The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.

3. a. Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn.

4. n. The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.

Definition of Young

1. Proper noun. (surname British distinguishing from=Middle English dot=) for the younger of two people having the same given name. ¹

2. Adjective. In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago. ¹

3. Adjective. As if young; having the look or qualities of a young person. ¹

4. Adjective. Of or belonging to the early part of life. ¹

5. Adjective. Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak. ¹

6. Noun. People who are young; young beings. ¹

7. Noun. The younger generation. ¹

8. Noun. Offspring. ¹

9. Verb. (informal or demography) To become or seem to become younger ¹

10. Verb. (informal or demography) To cause to appear younger ¹

11. Verb. (geology) To exhibit younging ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Young

1. being in the early period of life or growth [adj YOUNGER, YOUNGEST] / offspring [n -S] - See also: offspring

Medical Definition of Young

1. 1. Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn. "For he so young and tender was of age." (Chaucer) ""Whom the gods love, die young," has been too long carelessly said; . . . Whom the gods love, live young forever." (Mrs. H. H. Jackson) 2. Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree. "While the fears of the people were young." (De Foe) 3. Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak. "Come, come, elder brother, you are too young in this." (Shak) Origin: OE. Yung, yong, yong, yung, AS. Geong; akin to OFries. Iung, iong, D. Joing, OS, OHG, & G. Jung, Icel. Ungr, Sw. & Dan. Ung, Goth. Juggs, Lith. Jaunas, Russ. Iunuii, L. Juvencus, juvenis, Skr. Juvaca, juvan. Cf. Junior, Juniper, Juvenile, Younker, Youth. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Young

you said it
you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours
you shouldn't have
you snooze you lose
you welcome
you what
you win
you win some, you lose some
you wish
youch
youee
youk
youked
youking
youks
young (current term)
young'un
young'uns
young-bearing(a)
young-begetting(a)
young Turks
young adults
young at heart
young bird
young blood
young buck
young bucks
young carnivore
young fish

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