English adjective: young
|1.||young (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth|
|Similar||adolescent, boyish, boylike, childlike, childly, early, five-year-old, four-year-old, girlish, infantile, junior, little, newborn, one-year-old, preadolescent, preteen, puppyish, puppylike, schoolboyish, schoolgirlish, small, teen, teenage, teenaged, tender, three-year-old, two-year-old, vernal, young, youngish, youthful|
|See also||immature, junior, new|
|Domain category||animate thing, living thing|
|2.||young (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity|
|3.||young suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh|
|Samples||He is young for his age.|
|4.||young being in its early stage|
|Samples||A young industry.|
The day is still young.
|5.||young not tried or tested by experience|
|Samples||Unseasoned artillery volunteers.|
Still untested in battle.
An illustrator untried in mural painting.
A young hand at plowing.
|Synonyms||unseasoned, untested, untried|
English noun: young
|1.||young (animal) any immature animal|
|Broader (hypernym)||animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna|
|Narrower (hyponym)||hatchling, orphan, spat, young bird, young fish, young mammal|
|2.||Young (person) United States film and television actress (1913-2000)|
|3.||Young (person) United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)|
|Synonyms||Whitney Moore Young Jr., Whitney Young|
|Instance hypernym||civil rights activist, civil rights leader, civil rights worker|
|4.||Young (person) British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829)|
|Instance hypernym||Egyptologist, physicist|
|5.||Young (person) United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)|
|Synonyms||Lester Willis Young, Pres Young|
|Instance hypernym||saxist, saxophonist|
|6.||Young (person) English poet (1683-1765)|
|7.||Young (person) United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)|
|Synonyms||Cy Young, Danton True Young|
|Instance hypernym||ballplayer, baseball player|
|8.||Young (person) United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)|
|Instance hypernym||religious leader|
|9.||young (group) young people collectively|
|Samples||Rock music appeals to the young.|
Youth everywhere rises in revolt.
|Broader (hypernym)||age bracket, age group, cohort|