• As if young; having the look or qualities of a young person.

    "My grandmother is a very active woman and is quite young for her age."

  • In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago.

    "a lamb is a young sheep;"

  • (obsolete) Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
  • Of or belonging to the early part of life.

    "The cynical world soon shattered my young dreams."


  • People who are young; young beings.
  • Offspring.

    "The lion caught a gnu to feed its young."

  • The younger generation.


  • (informal or demography) To become or seem to become younger
  • (geology) To exhibit younging
  • (informal or demography) To cause to appear younger

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