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adult

noun

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a fully grown person
  • at the beach, the adults sat under broad umbrellas while the children splashed in the water

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adult

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of adult (Entry 2 of 2)

1 relating to or typical of adults; displaying proper maturity
  • an adult reaction to the issue

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3 fully grown or developed
  • insects that are butterflies in their adult stage

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The first known use of adult was in 1531

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“Adult.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adult. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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