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Adjective
/əˈdəlt/,/ˈadˌəlt/,
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adults, plural;
  1. (of a person or animal) Fully grown or developed
    • - the adult inhabitants of the U.S
  2. Of or for adult people
    • - adult education
    • - the responsibilities of adult life
  3. Emotionally and mentally mature
    • - an effort to be adult and civilized
  4. Sexually explicit or pornographic (used euphemistically to refer to a movie, book, or magazine)

Noun
  1. A person who is fully grown or developed
    • - children should be accompanied by an adult
  2. A fully developed animal

  3. A person who has reached the age of majority


  1. a fully developed person from maturity onward
  2. (of animals) fully developed; "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"
  3. any mature animal
  4. pornographic: designed to arouse lust; "pornographic films and magazines"; "adult movies"
  5. An adult is a human being or living organism that is of relatively mature age, typically associated with sexual maturity and the attainment of reproductive age. ...
  6. ADULT. is a band from Detroit, Michigan that integrates vocals with drum machines, analog synths and electronic/punk elements.Copeland, Liz. "Pressure drop: Adult. redefines 'dance punk' on Anxiety Always. ...
  7. Adultism is a predisposition towards adults, defined as "behaviors and attitudes based on the assumptions that adults are better than young people, and entitled to act upon young people without agreement". ...
  8. A fully grown human or animal; A person who lives outside the parental home; A person whose parents are deceased; Of a human or animal, fully grown; Intended for adults rather than children; Containing material or concerning subjects unsuitable (especially sexually) for children
  9. (adultly) In an adult manner, not childishly
  10. (adultness) The state or quality of being an adult
  11. (Adultism) An imbalanced preference of adult perspectives, actions, language and culture. Adultism usually excludes youth. [Resources to Resist Adultism]
  12. (Adultism) Oppression of Young People (from the day they are born), based on their age, by care givers (who are used as the oppression agents) and by the society and its institutions. ...
  13. (ADULTS) For use on adults, for every 2ml of base or carrier oil, add 1 drop of essential oil.
  14. (Adults) Clients aged 18 or over at the mid-point of the financial year in question
  15. (Adults) Persons aged 18 – 64.
  16. (Adults) The usual adult dose is one 500-mg tablet of AUGMENTIN every 12 hours or one 250-mg tablet of AUGMENTIN every 8 hours. ...
  17. (Adults) Thursday Evenings 7:30-9:30 pm on September 22nd, 29th, October 6th and 13th.
  18. (adults) Individuals age 18 or older
  19. (adults) highest level of physical strength 25-35 years old
  20. Adults are defined in SLID as 16 or older as of December 31st of the reference year, and in SCF they are defined as 15 or older at the time the person entered the Labour Force Survey sample, which was approximately 6 months prior to the interview in April. ...
  21. Adults may also have this problem. Tactile defensiveness doesn’t just disappear; the symptoms or behavior just change. Aggressiveness may still be a problem for the adult. Irritability with the adult complaining of feeling “touchy” may be seen. ...
  22. In education, adults include all learners over the age of 16 outside education. 18 is often taken as the benchmark age for adulthood, since it is the legal age of majority.
  23. the winged stage of aquatic insects; reproductive stage.
  24. Any person over the age of 18 or 21 years. The age of an adult depends on specific state laws.
  25. A person of adult age, as defined by state statute.