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adults

[ uh-duhlt, ad-uhlt ]SEE DEFINITION OF adults

Synonyms for adults

  • man
  • person
  • woman
  • grownup
  • gentleperson
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Antonyms for adults

  • adolescent
  • infant
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADULTS

As it is with children, so it is to a large extent with adults.

They are by nature sinful and need God's grace as well as adults.

The promise of God's grace is given to children as well as to adults.

Bread had just been rationed out: there were to be 300 grammes for adults and 150 grammes for children.

The sound came, to the adults, as a timely relief from embarrassment.

The second family consists of three adults and three children.

The first family consists of three adults and one child under 14.

Children are great imitators, and adults are only children grown up.

Children and adults alike, if they are to grow, must be induced to do.

Most of the adults had been baptized; I baptized sixteen children.

WORD ORIGIN

1850, from adult + -hood.