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Junior vs. Young

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  • Junior (adjective)

    Low in rank; having a subordinate role, job, or situation.

  • Junior (adjective)

    Younger.

  • Junior (adjective)

    Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.

  • Junior (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a third academic year in a four-year high school (eleventh grade) or university.

  • Junior (noun)

    A younger person.

    "four years his junior"

  • Junior (noun)

    A name suffix used after a son's name when his father has the same name (abbreviations: Jnr., Jr., Jun.).

  • Junior (noun)

    A third-year student at a high school or university.

  • Young (adjective)

    In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago.

    "a lamb is a young sheep;"

    "these picture books are for young readers"

  • Young (adjective)

    At an early stage of existence or development; having recently come into existence.

    "the age of space travel is still young;"

    "a young business"

  • Young (adjective)

    (Not) advanced in age; (far towards or) at a specified stage of existence or age.

    "How young is your dog?"

    "Her grandmother turned 70 years young last month."

  • Young (adjective)

    Junior (of two related people with the same name).

  • Young (adjective)

    (of a decade of life) Early.

  • Young (adjective)

    Youthful; having the look or qualities of a young person.

    "My grandmother is a very active woman and is quite young for her age."

  • Young (adjective)

    Of or belonging to the early part of life.

    "The cynical world soon shattered my young dreams."

  • Young (adjective)

    Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.

  • Young (noun)

    People who are young; young people, collectively; youth.

    "The young of today are well-educated."

  • Young (noun)

    Young or immature offspring (especially of an animal).

    "The lion caught a gnu to feed its young."

    "The lion's young are curious."

  • Young (noun)

    An individual offspring; a single recently born or hatched organism.

  • Young (verb)

    To become or seem to become younger.

  • Young (verb)

    To cause to appear younger.

  • Young (verb)

    To exhibit younging.

Wiktionary
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  • Junior (adjective)

    for or denoting young or younger people

    "junior tennis"

  • Junior (adjective)

    for or denoting schoolchildren between the ages of about 7 and 11

    "junior pupils"

  • Junior (adjective)

    of or for students in the third year of a course lasting four years at college or high school

    "his junior year in college"

  • Junior (adjective)

    denoting the younger of two who have the same name in a family, especially a son as distinct from his father

    "John F. Kennedy Junior"

  • Junior (adjective)

    low or lower in rank or status

    "part of my function is to supervise those junior to me"

    "a junior minister"

  • Junior (noun)

    a person who is a specified number of years younger than someone else

    "he's five years her junior"

  • Junior (noun)

    a child attending a junior school

    "first-year juniors"

    "the curriculum of top juniors"

  • Junior (noun)

    a student in the third year at college or high school

    "high-school juniors and seniors"

  • Junior (noun)

    (in sport) a young competitor, typically under sixteen or eighteen

    "indoor tennis for juniors"

  • Junior (noun)

    used as a nickname or form of address for one's son

    "he said: β€˜there's Junior,’ referring to his son"

  • Junior (noun)

    a person with low rank or status compared with others

    "an office junior"

  • Young (adjective)

    having lived or existed for only a short time

    "a young girl"

    "young tender mint leaves"

    "the young are amazingly resilient"

  • Young (adjective)

    not as old as the norm or as would be expected

    "more people were dying young"

  • Young (adjective)

    relating to or consisting of young people

    "young love"

    "the local Young Farmers' club"

  • Young (adjective)

    immature or inexperienced

    "she's very young for her age"

  • Young (adjective)

    having the qualities associated with young people, such as enthusiasm and optimism

    "all those who are young at heart"

  • Young (adjective)

    used to denote the younger of two people of the same name

    "Pitt the Younger"

  • Young (adjective)

    denoting the heir of a landed commoner

    "Hugh Magnus Macleod, younger of Macleod"

  • Young (noun)

    offspring, especially of an animal before or soon after birth

    "many grebes carry their young on their backs"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Junior (adjective)

    Less advanced in age than another; younger. Abbreviated Jr.

  • Junior (adjective)

    Lower in standing or in rank, or having entered later into a position or office; as, a junior partner; junior counsel; junior captain; the junior Senator from New York.

  • Junior (adjective)

    Composed of juniors, whether younger or a lower standing; as, the junior class; the junior baseball league; of or pertaining to juniors or to a junior class. See Junior, n., 2.

  • Junior (adjective)

    Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.

  • Junior (adjective)

    of or relating to the third year of a four-year term; - used of the third or next to final year in a U. S. high school or college. See junior{2}, n..

  • Junior (noun)

    A younger person.

  • Junior (noun)

    One of a lower or later standing; specifically, in American colleges and four-year high schools, one in the third year of his course, one in the fourth or final year being designated a senior; in some seminaries, one in the first year, in others, one in the second year, of a three years' course.

  • Young (adjective)

    Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; - said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn.

  • Young (adjective)

    Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree.

  • Young (adjective)

    Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.

  • Young (noun)

    The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Junior (noun)

    term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male;

    "look here, junior, it's none of your business"

  • Junior (noun)

    a third-year undergraduate

  • Junior (noun)

    the younger of two men

  • Junior (noun)

    a son who has the same first name as his father

  • Junior (adjective)

    younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service

  • Junior (adjective)

    used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college;

    "the junior class"

    "a third-year student"

  • Junior (adjective)

    including or intended for youthful persons;

    "a junior sports league"

    "junior fashions"

  • Young (noun)

    any immature animal

  • Young (noun)

    United States film and television actress (1913-2000)

  • Young (noun)

    United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)

  • Young (noun)

    British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829)

  • Young (noun)

    United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)

  • Young (noun)

    English poet (1683-1765)

  • Young (noun)

    United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)

  • Young (noun)

    United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)

  • Young (noun)

    young people collectively;

    "rock music appeals to the young"

    "youth everywhere rises in revolt"

  • Young (adjective)

    (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth;

    "young people"

  • Young (adjective)

    (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity;

    "new potatoes"

    "young corn"

Princeton's WordNet

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