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What does the word child mean? Find synonyms, antonyms and the meaning of the word child in our free online dictionary! Find words starting with child and anagrams of child.

Definitions of "child"

  • A person between birth and puberty. noun
  • A person who has not attained maturity or the age of legal majority. noun
  • An unborn infant; a fetus. noun
  • An infant; a baby. noun
  • One who is childish or immature. noun
  • A son or daughter; an offspring. noun
  • A member of a tribe; descendant: children of Abraham. noun
  • An individual regarded as strongly affected by another or by a specified time, place, or circumstance: a child of nature; a child of the Sixties. noun
  • A product or result of something specified: "Times Square is a child of the 20th century” ( Richard F. Shepard). noun
  • with child Pregnant. idiom
  • A daughter or son; an offspring. noun
  • An offspring; one born in, or considered a product of the culture of, a place. noun
  • A member of a tribe, a people or a race of beings; one born into or considered a product of a people. noun
  • A thing or abstraction derived from or caused by something. noun
  • A person who is below the age of adulthood; a minor (person who is below the legal age of responsibility or accountability). noun
  • A data item, process or object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another data item, process or object. noun
  • A son or a daughter; a male or female descendant, in the first degree; the immediate progeny of human parents; -- in law, legitimate offspring. Used also of animals and plants. noun
  • A descendant, however remote; -- used esp. in the plural. noun
  • One who, by character of practice, shows signs of relationship to, or of the influence of, another; one closely connected with a place, occupation, character, etc.. noun

The word "child" in example sentences

He meant to set the child right; he meant to see _only_ the _child_ in her until White returned; he would ignore the perilously sweet woman-appeal to his senses until such time as he could, with safety, let them once more hold part in their relations with each other.. [The Man Thou Gavest]

I was no longer “a child of the devil”, “a maiden accursed”; but it was “my love, my soul, light of my eyes, my child”.. [The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan]

_Surely, I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child_.. [Daily Strength for Daily Needs]

QUOTATION: When I was a child, I spake as a child….. [Quotations]

Any child who needed a mother so much, was _her own child_.. [The Brimming Cup]

The comprehension of much language can be given to the little deaf child by constantly talking just as any mother does to her hearing baby, only being always careful to take a position facing the main source of light, which should come _from behind the child_.. [What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know]

My child you never would believe to be _my child_, from the evidence of his immense cheeks and chins -- for pray don't suppose that he has only one chin.. [The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)]

And there was Polly, the child, seated in the room, and looking about nine or ten years old: and I was distinctly conscious of the fact, yet without any feeling of surprise at its incongruity, that I was going to take the _child_ Polly with me to the theatre, to see the _grown-up_ Polly act!. [The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll (Rev. C. L. Dodgson)]

"_God of love, guard Thy child; God of power, save Thy child_," I prayed.. [Possessed]

And in Delia's there will reverberate till death that wail of a fierce and childless woman -- that last cry of nature in one who had defied nature -- of womanhood in one who had renounced the ways of womanhood: "_the child -- the child_!". [Delia Blanchflower]

"Villain!" said Miller, in a paroxysm of anger, turning toward him -- "I will have you before the the court in less than twenty-four hours for inhuman treatment of this child -- of _my child_.". [Finger Posts on the Way of Life]

For just as a child is born of its mother, and by this bodily birth is a sinful being and a _child of wrath; _ thus also is man taken and _born spiritually_ from the baptism, and by _this birth he is a child of grace and a justified person_.. [American Lutheranism Vindicated; or, Examination of the Lutheran Symbols, on Certain Disputed Topics Including a Reply to the Plea of Rev. W. J. Mann]

Well, my poor child [you must not call her _my poor child_ excepting when the crime has not been committed] -- why deceive ourselves?. [The Physiology of Marriage, Part 2]

-- They might not choose to account either for their absence or their child -- the only touch of miracle is that, they asseverated, they _saw no child_ -- that I confess is a _little. [Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)]

Well and duly performed, it is an hour's good tight work; for, besides the bodily labour, which is not very slight when the child gets to be five or six months old, there is the _singing_ to _overpower the voice of the child_.. [Advice to Young Men And (Incidentally) to Young Women in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life. In a Series of Letters, Addressed to a Youth, a Bachelor, a Lover, a Husband, a Father, a Citizen, or a Subject.]

Taz said: Also, let's not vilify the medical personnel and child protective services who acted in the child� ... grannyof2 said: admiring UCAT!!!. [The Dreamin' Demon]

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Child Word Data

  • Pronunciationschīld
  • Character5
  • Hyphenation child


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