• Child Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A young person of either sex. esp. one between infancy and youth; hence, one who exhibits the characteristics of a very young person, as innocence, obedience, trustfulness, limited understanding, etc.
  2. (v. i.) To give birth; to produce young.
  3. (n.) A noble youth. See Childe.
  4. (n.) A descendant, however remote; -- used esp. in the plural; as, the children of Israel; the children of Edom.
  5. (n.) A female infant.
  6. (n.) 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.; as, a child of God; a child of the devil; a child of disobedience; a child of toil; a child of the people.
  7. (n.) 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.

Baby, Fry, Kid, Minor, Nestling, Nipper, Shaver, Tike, Tyke, Youngster,

• Childness Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The manner characteristic of a child.

• Childbirth Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act of bringing forth a child; travail; labor.

Accouchement, Childbearing,

• Childbed Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The state of a woman bringing forth a child, or being in labor; parturition.

Confinement, Labor, Lying-in, Parturiency, Travail,