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Overview of noun young

The noun young has 9 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (7) young, offspring

(any immature animal)

2. Young, Loretta Young

(United States film and television actress (1913-2000))

3. Young, Whitney Young, Whitney Moore Young Jr.

(United States civil rights leader (1921-1971))

4. Young, 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))

5. Young, Pres Young, Lester Willis Young

(United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959))

6. Young, Edward Young

(English poet (1683-1765))

7. Young, Cy Young, Danton True Young

(United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955))

8. Young, 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))

9. young, youth

(young people collectively; "rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt")


Overview of adj young

The adj young has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (107) young, immature

((used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people")

2. (1) new, young

((of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn")

3. youthful, vernal, young

(suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh; "he is young for his age")

4. young

(being in its early stage; "a young industry"; "the day is still young")

5. unseasoned, untested, 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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