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Synonyms for adult
əˈdʌlt, ˈæd ʌltadult

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Wiktionary

  1. adultadjective

    Of a human or animal, fully grown.

    Synonyms:
    grown up, big, fully grown

  2. adultadjective

    Synonyms:
    X-rated, XXXX, obscene, dirty, blue, XXX, pornographic, lewd

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adult

    Synonyms:
    man, woman

    Antonyms:
    youth, stripling, boy, child, infant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adult, grownupnoun

    a fully developed person from maturity onward

    Synonyms:
    grownup

    Antonyms:
    juvenile person, juvenile, immature, unsexy

  2. adultadjective

    any mature animal

    Synonyms:
    grownup

    Antonyms:
    juvenile person, juvenile, unsexy, immature

  3. adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownupadjective

    (of animals) fully developed

    "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"

    Synonyms:
    bountiful, magnanimous, full-grown, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, heavy(p), giving, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), with child(p), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, pornographic, big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, openhanded, gravid, big(p), crowing

    Antonyms:
    juvenile person, juvenile, immature, unsexy

  4. pornographic, adultadjective

    designed to arouse lust

    "pornographic films and magazines"; "adult movies"

    Synonyms:
    grownup, pornographic, fully grown, grown, full-grown, big

    Antonyms:
    juvenile, juvenile person, unsexy, immature

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adultadjective

    Synonyms:
    mature, grown up, full grown, of age, of mature age

  2. adultnoun

    Synonyms:
    person of mature age, grown up person

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "adult":

    adults, grown-up, adulthood, grownup, mature, adultes, grown

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How to use adult in a sentence?

  1. Lona Mody:

    Patient handwashing is not a routine practice in hospitals, we need to build on the overarching principles we’ve already developed with adult learning theories and bring them to patients.

  2. Aimee Patton:

    Knowing that her eggs were stored, potentially as an adult she has a chance she can use those eggs, and have a family brings a lot of peace, and it gives her hope for the future.

  3. Sean Edwards:

    You have an adult mother who had the audacity to leave her one-year-old in the custody with several other children.

  4. Sandra Fryhofer:

    It's a neat cheat for patients, nurses, physicians, everyone to refer to, as time has gone on, adult immunization has got more complicated as we have more vaccines for adults.

  5. Jean Rostand:

    To be an adult is to be alone.

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