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    young - Dictionary definition and meaning for word young

    Definition
    (noun) any immature animal
    Synonyms : offspring
    Definition
    (noun) United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Synonyms : loretta young
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    (noun) United States civil rights leader (1921-1971) Definition
    (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)
    Synonyms : thomas young
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    (noun) United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959) Definition
    (noun) English poet (1683-1765)
    Synonyms : edward young
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    (noun) United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955) Definition
    (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)
    Synonyms : brigham young
    Definition
    (noun) young people collectively
    Synonyms : youth
    Example Sentence
    • rock music appeals to the young
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt
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    (adj) (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
    Synonyms : immature
    Example Sentence
    • young people
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    (adj) (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
    Synonyms : new
    Example Sentence
    • new potatoes
    • young corn
    Definition
    (adj) suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
    Synonyms : vernal , youthful
    Example Sentence
    • he is young for his age
    Definition
    (adj) being in its early stage
    Example Sentence
    • a young industry
    • the day is still young
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    (adj) not tried or tested by experience
    Synonyms : unseasoned , untested , untried
    Example Sentence
    • unseasoned artillery volunteers
    • still untested in battle
    • an illustrator untried in mural painting
    • a young hand at plowing
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