Synonyms of young


1. young, offspring, animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

usage: any immature animal

2. Young, Loretta Young

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

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

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

4. Young, Thomas Young

usage: 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

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

6. Young, Edward Young

usage: English poet (1683-1765)

7. Young, Cy Young, Danton True Young

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

8. Young, Brigham Young

usage: 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, age group, age bracket, cohort

usage: young people collectively; "rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt"


1. young (vs. old), immature, one-year-old, two-year-old, three-year-old, four-year-old, five-year-old, adolescent, teen, teenage, teenaged, infantile, boyish, boylike, schoolboyish, childlike, childly, early, girlish, schoolgirlish, junior, little, small, newborn, preteen, preadolescent, puppyish, puppylike, tender, youngish, youthful, vernal, young, immature, junior, new

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

2. new, young, early (vs. late)

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

3. youthful, vernal, young, young (vs. old), immature

usage: suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh; "he is young for his age"

4. young, new (vs. old)

usage: being in its early stage; "a young industry"; "the day is still young"

5. unseasoned, untested, untried, young, inexperienced (vs. experienced), inexperient

usage: 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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Definition and meaning of young (Dictionary)