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

- Biologically, an adult is a human or other organism that has reached ****ual maturity. In human context, the term adult additionally has meanings ****ociated...
- Adult (stylized as ADULT.) is an American band from Detroit, Michigan, formed in 1998. The band integrates vocals with drum machines, analog synthesizers...
- Adultism is "the power adults have over children". More narrowly, adultism is defined as "prejudice and accompanying systematic discrimination against...
- Adult Swim (stylized as [adult swim] and often abbreviated as [as] since 2003) is the adult-oriented nighttime programming block of the American children's...
- channels and pay-per-view on cable and satellite, and in rapidly disappearing adult theaters. They are generally not permitted to be shown in mainstream cinemas...
- Adult education is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills...
- Adult animation, adult cartoon or mature animation, is any type of animated motion work that is mainly targeted towards adults and older adolescents, as...
- film awards sponsored and presented by the American adult video industry trade magazine AVN (Adult Video News). They are called the "Oscars of ****". The...
- limited, notably beginning in 1969 with Blue Movie by Andy Warhol, the first adult erotic film depicting explicit **** to receive wide theatrical release in...
- Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction published for readers in their youth. YA books are catered towards readers from 12 to 18 years of age...
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