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child

 
Noun child has 4 senses
  1. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
    --1 is a kind of juvenile, juvenile person
    --1 has parts: child's body
    --1 has particulars:
     bairn; buster; changeling; child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder child; foster-child, fosterling; imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag; kiddy; orphan; peanut; pickaninny, piccaninny, picaninny; poster child; preschooler; silly; sprog; toddler, yearling, tot, bambino; urchin; waif, street child
  2. child, kid - a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"
    --2 is a kind of offspring, progeny, issue
    --2 is a member of family, family unit
    Antonyms: parent
    --2 has particulars:
     army brat; baby, babe, infant; female offspring; male offspring, man-child; stepchild
  3. child, baby - an immature childish person; "he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a baby!"
    --3 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
  4. child - a member of a clan or tribe; "the children of Israel"
    --4 is a kind of
    descendant, descendent
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