1. take watchful responsibility for

- I baby-sit the neighbor's plants when she is out of town

Definition categories: social, guard

2. work or act as a baby-sitter

- I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do

Similar word(s): sit

Definition categories: social, guard

Sentences with babysit as a verb:

- My daughter is babysitting for the Morgans at number ten, who are going out on a date night.

- We need someone to babysit our children while we go to the theater.

- He left me to babysit the new guy while he got some work done.