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adjective as in being mature, fully grown

noun as in a mature, fully grown person

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Lundberg also touted recent innovations like the chocolate-covered Chocolate Thin Snackers and Organic Rice Cake Minis, a bite-sized version of the original product geared toward adults and kids crunching on the go.

From Eater

Those impressions were made by herds of juvenile and adult animals, the scientists say.

A rear bench seat fits two adults or children, with three-point seat belts and rated LATCH child-seat attachments.

That means a family could link watches for a child or older adult to a parent’s iPhone.

From Fortune

Among adults age 18 to 24, 62% oppose the executive order to force a sale of TikTok.

From Fortune

Jones is a veteran of another beloved-yet-controversial animated series on Adult Swim, The Boondocks.

As of 2013, Jews make up 1.8 to 2.2 percent of the adult U.S. population.

Another side of Spider-Man that might be interesting to explore in a reboot is seeing him as an adult.

I was under the impression that “girls” is a demeaning term for adult women.

It might feel fresh to see Peter Parker juggling with adult issues.

Few persons can attain to adult life without being profoundly impressed by the appalling inequalities of our human lot.

But between the phase of schooling and the phase of adult learning there is an intermediate stage.

And this college course I have sketched should, in the modern state, pass insensibly into adult mental activities.

It stands very much in the way of that universal adult education which is our present concern.

Not more than one adult worker in ten—so at least it might with confidence be estimated—is employed on necessary things.


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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adult, such as: developed, grown, grown-up, of age, ripe, and ripened.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.