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Synonyms for child
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling(noun)

    a young person of either sex

    "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"

    Synonyms:
    chela, kid, nestling, tiddler, pip-squeak, claw, electric razor, nipper, shaver, pincer, kidskin, boor, peasant, barbarian, squirt, churl, tyke, minor, tike, small fry, youngster, electric shaver, baby bird, fry, baby

    Antonyms:
    parent

  2. child, kid(noun)

    a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age

    "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"

    Synonyms:
    nestling, tiddler, fry, youngster, baby, shaver, tyke, nipper, minor, kid, small fry, kidskin, tike

    Antonyms:
    parent

  3. child, baby(noun)

    an immature childish person

    "he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a baby!"

    Synonyms:
    nestling, tiddler, fry, babe, sister, youngster, baby, shaver, tyke, nipper, minor, kid, small fry, tike, infant

    Antonyms:
    parent

  4. child(noun)

    a member of a clan or tribe

    "the children of Israel"

    Synonyms:
    nestling, tiddler, fry, youngster, baby, shaver, tyke, nipper, minor, kid, small fry, tike

    Antonyms:
    parent

Wiktionary

  1. child(noun)

    A daughter or son.

    Synonyms:
    offspring, girl, kid, boy, fruit of ones loins

    Antonyms:
    parent, father, mother

  2. child(noun)

    A person who is below the age of adulthood; a minor .

    Go easy on him: he is but a child.

    Synonyms:
    fruit of ones loins, offspring, kid, girl, boy

    Antonyms:
    adult

  3. child(noun)

    A data item, process or object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another data item, process or object.

    The child node then stores the actual data of the parent node.

    Synonyms:
    fruit of ones loins, offspring, girl, kid, boy

  4. child(noun)

    Synonyms:
    boy, kid, girl, brat, lass, lad, bairn

  5. child(noun)

    Antonyms:
    parent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. child(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [pl. Children.] infant, babe, baby, nursling, suckling, chit, brat, bantling, bairn, little one

  2. child(n.)

    Synonyms:
    young person

  3. child(n.)

    Synonyms:
    offspring, issue, progeny

How to pronounce child?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say child in sign language?

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How to use child in a sentence?

  1. Mayra Solis:

    The fact that the United States has one of the highest child obesity rates in the world frustrates me, we need to do more to educate ourselves and our children about the dangers of overeating and the poison that we put into our bodies.

  2. Rebecca Clampett:

    We can teach our children to own it and stand up for it and to educate people on it, we are very unapologetic about his diagnosis. I want to raise awareness for every child who goes through this, Rebecca Clampett said. In the video, which Rebecca Clampett also shared on YouTube, Gavin's sister explains Tourette’s is a neurological disorder which means it affects the brain in which a person makes unwanted sounds or movements.

  3. Colleen Kraft:

    A child can be running around and playing while their little systems are breaking down, when they triage these children and they don't have that pediatric oversight and expertise, they're going to miss kids who don't look like they're ill when they really are.

  4. Melanie Potock:

    I recommend you put one tablespoon of any new foods, especially foods that the rest of the family is eating during the meal time, on the child's plate, but don't force them to eat it. Just having it on the kid's plate is the first step to making friends with that food.

  5. Graham Greene:

    Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years.


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