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child

child

 
pronunciation:
chaIld
phrases:
with child
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part of speech: noun
inflections: children
definition 1: a young human; baby.
 
synonyms:
juvenile, kid, youngster
antonyms:
adult, grownup
similar words:
baby, boy, girl, infant, junior, lad, lass, offspring, preteen, stripling, toddler, tot, tyke, youth
definition 2: a son or daughter.
synonyms:
offspring
similar words:
daughter, descendant, issue, progeny, scion, son
definition 3: a descendant.
synonyms:
descendant, issue, offspring, progeny, scion
similar words:
daughter, son
definition 4: someone who acts in a childish or immature way.
synonyms:
baby
similar words:
adolescent, greenhorn, juvenile
definition 5: one who is considered to be the natural product of particular times or circumstances.
a child of the revolution
synonyms:
product
similar words:
daughter, offshoot, offspring, son
phrase: with child
derivations: childless (adj.), childlessness (n.)
Word Builder: child +
  • childbirth:
    birth of a child.
  • childhood:
    the time of life when you are a child.
  • childish:
    acting like a child.
  • childless:
    having no children.
  • childlike:
    like or appropriate to a child.
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