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Definition of Adult

Adult

  1. Having arrived at maturity, or to full size and strength; matured; as, an adult person or plant; an adult ape; an adult age.
  2. A person, animal, or plant grown to full size and strength; one who has reached maturity.

Adult Quotations

Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that's not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.
Joe Manchin

Adults are just outdated children.
Dr. Seuss

As a spiritual person, nature for me has always been a healing place. Going back all the way to my childhood on the farm, the fields and forests were places of adventure and self-discovery. Animals were companions and friends, and the world moved at a slower, more rational pace than the bustling cities where I'd resided my adult life.
David Mixner

I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes.
Peggy Fleming

People ask me if there are going to be stories of Harry Potter as an adult. Frankly, if I wanted to, I could keep writing stories until Harry is a senior citizen, but I don't know how many people would actually want to read about a 65 year old Harry still at Hogwarts playing bingo with Ron and Hermione.
J. K. Rowling
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Adult Translations

adult in Afrikaans is volwasse
adult in Dutch is volwassene, adult
adult in French is adulte
adult in German is erwachsen, Erwachsener, erwachsen
adult in Italian is adulto
adult in Latin is adultus (adj.)
adult in Norwegian is voksen
adult in Portuguese is adulto
adult in Spanish is adulto
adult in Swedish is vuxen, fullvuxen