Definition of Adult. Meaning of Adult. Synonyms of Adult

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Definition of Adult

Adult
Adult A*dult", a. [L. adultus, p. p. of adolescere, akin to alere to nourish: cf. F. adulte. See Adolescent, Old.] Having arrived at maturity, or to full size and strength; matured; as, an adult person or plant; an adult ape; an adult age.
Adult
Adult A*dult", n. A person, animal, or plant grown to full size and strength; one who has reached maturity. Note: In the common law, the term is applied to a person who has attained full age or legal majority; in the civil law, to males after the age of fourteen, and to females after twelve.

Meaning of Adult from wikipedia

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- Adultism is "the power adults have over children". More narrowly, adultism is defined as "prejudice and accompanying systematic discrimination against...
- Adult animation, also known as mature animation, and infrequently as adult-oriented animation, is any type of animated motion work that is catered specifically...
- A young adult is generally a person in the years following adolescence. Definitions and opinions on what qualifies as a young adult vary, with works such...
- pay-per-view on cable and satellite; and viewed in rapidly disappearing adult theaters. By law, they are generally not permitted to be shown in mainstream...
- Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to...