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Synonyms of young in English:

adjective

  • 1 young people
    junior, adolescent, teenage;
    in the springtime of life, in one's salad days
    [Antonyms] old, elderly, mature
  • 2 she's very young for her age
    [Antonyms] old, elderly, mature
  • 3 the young microbrewery industry
    fledgling, developing, budding, in its infancy, emerging
    [Antonyms] old, elderly, mature
  • noun

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  • 1 a robin feeding its young
  • 2 (the young) the young don't care nowadays
    young people, children, boys and girls, youngsters, youth, the younger generation, juveniles, minors
    informal young ’uns, kids
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