Definition for "Young"

Etymology

Old English ġeong.
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Young - (Adjective)

phonetic : /yəNG/ http://www.gstatic.com/dictionary/static/sounds/de/0/young.mp3
1. Having lived or existed for only a short time
  • a young girl
2. Not as old as the norm or as would be expected
  • more people were dying young
3. Relating to, characteristic of, or consisting of young people
  • young love
4. Immature or inexperienced
  • she's very young for her age
5. Having the qualities popularly associated with young people, such as enthusiasm and optimism
  • all those who are young at heart
6. Used to denote the younger of two people of the same name
  • Pitt the Younger
7. Denoting the heir of a landed commoner
  • Hugh Magnus Macleod, younger of Macleod
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immature ((used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth) "young people"
new, young ((of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity) "new potatoes"; "young corn"
vernal, young (suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh) "he is young for his age"
(adj) young (being in its early stage) "a young industry"; "the day is still young"
untried, young (not tried or tested by experience) "unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing"
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In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago.
  • A lamb is a young sheep.
  • These picture books are for young readers.
  • The age of space travel is still young.
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As if young; having the look or qualities of a young person.
  • My grandmother is a very active woman and is quite young for her age.
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Of or belonging to the early part of life.
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Young - (Noun)

phonetic : /yəNG/ http://www.gstatic.com/dictionary/static/sounds/de/0/young.mp3
1. Offspring, esp. of an animal before or soon after birth
  • this species carries its young
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offspring (any immature animal)
Loretta Young (United States film and television actress (1913-2000))
Whitney Moore Young Jr. (United States civil rights leader (1921-1971))
Thomas Young (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))
Lester Willis Young (United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959))
Edward Young (English poet (1683-1765))
Danton True Young (United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955))
Brigham Young (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))
youth (young people collectively) "rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt"
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People who are young; young beings.
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The younger generation.
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  • The lion caught a gnu to feed its young.
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Young - (Verb)

informal or demography To become or seem to become [[#Adjective|younger]].
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informal or demography To cause to appear younger.
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geology To exhibit younging.
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Young - (General)

8. (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people"
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9. any immature animal
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10. United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
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11. new: (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn"
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12. United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
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13. youthful: suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh; "he is young for his age"
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14. Young is a lunar crater that is located in the rugged southeast part of the Moon's near side. It lies to the east of the crater Metius, and southeast of Rheita. ...
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15. "Young" is a single by American country music singer Kenny Chesney. It was the first single released in December 2001 from his 2002 album "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems". It peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in 2002.
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16. Young is a town in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia and is the centre of Young Shire. At the 2006 census, Young had a population of 7,141. Young is the Cherry Capital Of Australia and every year hosts the National Cherry Festival. ...
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17. Swan Songs is the debut album by Hollywood Undead. The album was released on September 2, 2008. "Everywhere I Go" was the first single to be released, it was a web single and was available for download only on iTunes. The band released four music videos for four songs on the album, "No. ...
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18. Young is a surname originating in England and Scotland. Derived from the Old English word geong, meaning "young," the Young surname was used as a descriptive name to distinguish father from son or to the younger of two relatives. Young can also be a Korean surname and Chinese surname. ...
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19. The aging of wine, and its ability to potentially improve in quality, distinguishes wine from most other consumable goods. ...
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20. People who are young; young beings; The younger generation; Offspring; To become or seem to become younger; To cause to appear younger; To exhibit younging; In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago; As if young; having the look or qualities of a young person; Of or belonging to ...
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21. (youngness) The state or qualities of being young or youthful; youth
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22. Wine that is not matured and usually bottled and sold within a year of its vintage.
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23. To dream of seeing young people, is a prognostication of reconciliation of family disagreements and favorable times for planning new enterprises. To dream that you are young again, foretells that you will make mighty efforts to recall lost opportunities, but will nevertheless fail. ...
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24. In simple wines signifies youthful freshness; in finer wines, refers to immaturity, wines as yet undeveloped
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25. Immature, light and fresh-the latter if applied to a wine drunk young.
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26. When used to describe a planetary surface, "young" means that the visible features are of relatively recent origin, i.e. that older features have been destroyed by erosion or lava flows. ...
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27. "young" for a star must be interpreted in the context of the average stellar lifetime of billions of years. A young star is one that is no more than a few million years old.
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28. Not yet mature or at its peak -- still developing.
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29. To see young people in your dream, symbolizes an end to your worries and a fresh outlook on life will be gained.To dream that you are young again, symbolizes your failed attempts to rectify past mistakes and lost opportunities.
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30. clear evidence of formation mode is present, but little or no evidence is present that subsequent development has occurred.
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31. A wine that is fresh and new or in fine wines, a wine that is immature.
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32. adult literature is often thought of as a great abyss between the wonderfully exciting and engaging materials for children and those for adults--just as young adults are often ignored in planning library facilities and services.
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Synonyms

Pronunciation : IPA

  • /jʌŋ/
  • -ʌŋ
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Pronunciation : Audio

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