HyperDic: young

English > 14 senses of the word young / Young:
ADJECTIVEallyoung, immature(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
allyoung, new(of crops / crops) harvested at an early stage / stage of development
allyoung, youthful, vernalsuggestive of youth
allyoungbeing in its early stage / stage
allyoung, unseasoned, untested, untriednot tried or tested by experience
NOUNanimalyoung, offspringany immature animal
person Young, Loretta YoungUnited States film and television actress (1913-2000)
person Young, Whitney Young, Whitney Moore Young Jr.United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
person Young, Thomas YoungBritish physicist and Egyptologist
person Young, Pres Young, Lester Willis YoungUnited States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
person Young, Edward YoungEnglish poet (1683-1765)
person Young, Cy Young, Danton True YoungUnited States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
person Young, Brigham YoungUnited States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith
groupyoung, youthyoung people collectively
young / Young > pronunciation
Soundsyah'ng
Rhymesaqualung ... unsung: 14 rhymes with ahng...
English > young: 14 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth.
Example"young people"
Synonymimmature
Categoryliving thing, animate thingA living (or once living) entity
Attribute ofageHow long something has existed
Narroweradolescent, teen, teenage, teenagedOf the age 13 through 19
boyish, boylike, schoolboyishbefitting or characteristic of a young boy
childlike, childlybefitting a young child
earlyVery young
five-year-oldFive years of age
four-year-oldFour years of age
girlish, schoolgirlishbefitting or characteristic of a young girl
infantileBeing or befitting or characteristic of an infant
juniorIncluding or intended for youthful persons
little, small(of children and animals) young, immature
newbornrecently born
one-year-oldOne year of age
preteen, preadolescentOf or relating to or designed for children between the ages of 9 and 12
puppyish, puppylikecharacteristic of a puppy
tenderyoung and immature
three-year-oldThree years of age
two-year-oldTwo years of age
youngishSomewhat young
youthful, vernal, youngSuggestive of youth
See alsoimmaturenot yet mature
junioryounger
newnot of long duration
Oppositeold(used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
Spanishjoven
Catalanjove
Nounsyoungyoung people collectively
youngnessthe opposite of oldness
English > young: 14 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of crops / crops) harvested at an early stage / stage of development; before complete maturity.
Example "young corn"
Synonymnew
BroaderearlyBeing or occurring at an early stage / stage of development
Spanishcontemporáneo, moderno, nuevo, temprano
Catalancontemporani, modern
English > young: 14 senses > adjective 3
MeaningSuggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh.
Example"he is young for his age"
Synonymsyouthful, vernal
Broaderyoung, immature(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
Spanishjuvenil
Catalanjovenívol, juvenil
English > young: 14 senses > adjective 4
MeaningIn its early stage / stage.
Examples
  • "a young industry"
  • "the day is still young"
Broadernewnot of long duration
Nounsyoungnessthe opposite of oldness
English > young: 14 senses > adjective 5
Meaningnot tried or tested by experience.
Example "a young hand at plowing"
Synonymsunseasoned, untested, untried
Broaderinexperienced, inexperientlacking practical experience or training
English > young: 14 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny immature animal.
Synonymoffspring
NarrowerhatchlingAny recently hatched animal (especially birds)
orphanA young animal without a mother
spatA young oyster or other bivalve
young birdA bird that is still young
young fishA fish that is young
young mammalAny immature mammal
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Spanishcría, vástago
Catalancria, petit
English > Young: 14 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States film and television actress (1913-2000).
SynonymLoretta Young
Instance ofactressA female actor
SpanishLoretta Young
CatalanLoretta Young
English > Young: 14 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States civil rights leader (1921-1971).
SynonymsWhitney Young, Whitney Moore Young Jr.
Instance ofcivil rights leader, civil rights worker, civil rights activistA leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups
SpanishWhitney Moore Young Jr., Whitney Young, Young
English > Young: 14 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningBritish 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).
SynonymThomas Young
Instance ofEgyptologistAn archeologist who specializes in Egyptology
physicistA scientist trained in physics
SpanishThomas Young
CatalanThomas Young
English > Young: 14 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningUnited States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959).
SynonymsPres Young, Lester Willis Young
Instance ofsaxophonist, saxistA musician who plays the saxophone
SpanishLester Willis Young, Pres Young, Young
English > Young: 14 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningEnglish poet (1683-1765).
SynonymEdward Young
Instance ofpoetA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
SpanishEdward Young, Young
CatalanEdward Young, Young
English > Young: 14 senses > noun 7, person
MeaningUnited States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955).
SynonymsCy Young, Danton True Young
Instance ofballplayer, baseball playerAn athlete who plays baseball
SpanishCy Young, Danton True Young, Young
CatalanCy Young
English > Young: 14 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningUnited 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).
SynonymBrigham Young
Instance ofreligious leaderleader of a religious order
SpanishBrigham Young
CatalanBrigham Young
English > young: 14 senses > noun 9, group
Meaningyoung people collectively.
Example"rock music appeals to the young"
Synonymyouth
Broaderage group, age bracket, cohortA group of people having approximately the same age
Oppositeaged, elderlyPeople who are old collectively
Spanishjoven, juventud
Catalanjoventut
Adjectivesyoung(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

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