1. a young person of either sex

- she writes books for children

Similar word(s): fry, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, shaver, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster

Definition categories: person, juvenile

2. a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age

- they had three children

Similar word(s): kid

Definition categories: person, issue, offspring, progeny

3. an immature childish person

- he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived

Similar word(s): baby

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul

4. a member of a clan or tribe

- the children of Israel

Definition categories: person, descendant, descendent

Sentences with child as a noun:

- Her child is in 1st grade.

- My youngest child is forty-three.

- Poverty, disease, and despair are the children of war.

- The child node then stores the actual data of the parent node.