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Definitions of young:
  • noun:   any immature animal
  • noun:   young people collectively
    Example: "Rock music appeals to the young"
  • 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)
  • noun:   United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
  • noun:   English poet (1683-1765)
  • noun:   United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
  • 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)
  • noun:   United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
  • noun:   United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
  • adjective:   (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
    Example: "Young people"
  • adjective:   (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
    Example: "Young corn"
  • name:  A surname (very common: 1 in 518 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #28)
  • name:  A male given name (rare: 1 in 14285 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #807)
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 10000 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #902)

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