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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
child (noun)
1.
a) an unborn or recently born person
b) dialect a female infant
2.
a) a young person especially between infancy and youth
b) a or person - childlike childish
c) a person not yet of age
3.
archaic a youth of noble birth
4.
a) a son or daughter of human parents
b) - descendant
5.
one strongly influenced by another or by a place or state of affairs
6.
- product result barbed wire … is truly a child of the plains W. P. Webb
Child (biographical name)
Francis James 1825–1896 Am. ballad editor
Child (biographical name)
Julia (Carolyn) 1912–2004 née Am. chef - McWilliams
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
child (noun)
1.
a young person who is between infancy and adulthood
SYNONIMS:
bairn, bambino, bud, chap, chick, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie ( kiddy), kiddo, moppet, sprat, sprout, squirt, whelp, youngling, youngster, youth
RELATED WORDS:
adolescent, minor; kindergartner ( kindergartener), preschooler, rug rat [], schoolboy, schoolchild, schoolgirl, schoolkid; babe, baby, bantling, infant, neonate, nestling, newborn, toddler, tot, tyke ( tike), weanling; brat, devil, hellion, imp, jackanapes, mischief, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, urchin, whippersnapper; cherub; preteen, preteen-ager, subteen, teen, teenager, teener, teenybopper, tween; lad, nipper, shaver, stripling, tad; bobby-soxer, hoyden, tomboy
NEAR ANTONYMS:
middle-ager; ancient, elder, golden-ager, oldster, old-timer, senior, senior citizen
adult, grown-up
child (noun)
2.
a recently born person
SYNONIMS:
babe, bambino, child, infant, neonate, newborn
RELATED WORDS:
cherub; foundling, nursling, suckling; preemie ( premie); papoose; bantling, kid, kiddie ( kiddy), kiddo, moppet, toddler, tot, tyke ( tike); boy, nipper, tad; juvenile, minor, youngling, youngster, youth; brat, imp, squirt, urchin, whippersnapper; girl, hoyden, tomboy
NEAR ANTONYMS:
adult, grown-up; elder, graybeard, oldster, old-timer, senior, senior citizen
child (noun)
3.
a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause
SYNONIMS:
aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, fate, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, precipitate, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot
RELATED WORDS:
ramification; denouement ( dénouement), echo, implication, repercussion; afterclap, afterglow, aftershock; blowback, by-product, fallout, offshoot, ripple, side effect ( side reaction), spin-off
NEAR ANTONYMS:
consideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, spring
antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason
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