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noun as in a mature, fully grown person

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  • grownup

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Example Sentences

Seventy-two adults between the ages of 18 and 50 are participating in the trial, led by the pediatrics department at Oxford.

“Price for adults to $4250; From 10 years to 14 years to $2125; Under 10 years free,” the listing says.

Adults prepare food and drink dark sweet tea on the doorsteps of their homes as they watch their children playing.

These young adults have voluntarily checked out of a political system they consider corrupt and dysfunctional.

The latest reported death toll is 80 children and 46 adults, but that is expected to rise.

Three immatures were collected and adults were seen feeding young fledglings at Pisté.

No young Cave Swallows were taken and gonads of adults were in various stages of reproductive activity.

Many adults, it is said, hardly have a rudiment of this feeling, pairing the most fiercely antagonistic tints.

This was why we resolved, at the time of our arrival, not to baptize any adults unless they were previously well catechized.

Many adults assume that a child can look at a landscape as they look at it, taking in the whole picturesque effect.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adults, such as: person, woman, man, gentleperson, and grownup.

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