Definition for child

noun as in very young person; offspring

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Once a child has one built, they can use an iOS or Android app and program actions via Google’s Blockly coding software.

The Norwegian government provides a big basket of universal benefits, including health care, free college at public universities, parental leave, child care, unemployment insurance, and more.

Apple added a “family setup” feature, which lets people link multiple Apple Watches to a single iPhone—a useful option for people with children who may not own a device of their own.

From Fortune

The challenge has been compounded in recent months by an increase in the number of children who have entered state care just before or at the time they are cleared for discharge, he said.

Through its Education Champion Network, the nonprofit organization is investing in initiatives like the Orenda Project, an app that enables digital learning for school-aged children across Pakistan, developed by entrepreneur Haroon Yasin.

From Fortune

Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.

In Sweden parents can use those days up until the child turns 12.

The Great Society is a place where every child can find knowledge to enrich his mind and to enlarge his talents.

It needs to be said: bigotry in the name of religion is still bigotry; child abuse wrapped in a Bible verse is still child abuse.

At least one child in CAR has been killed or gravely injured per day, and 10,000 have been recruited into militant groups.

You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.

He shrank, as from some one who inflicted pain as a child, unwittingly, to see what the effect would be.

This is one of the most striking manifestations of the better side of child-nature and deserves a chapter to itself.

The mother's lips could not finish the charge she was about to put upon her innocent child.

In Luke it is said, “And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom.”


On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to child, such as: baby, boy, daughter, girl, juvenile, and kid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.