Associations to the word «Child»

Wiktionary

CHILD, noun. A person below the age of adulthood; a minor (generally below 18 years of age or below the legal age of responsibility or accountability).
CHILD, noun. One's daughter or son; an offspring.
CHILD, noun. (figuratively) An offspring; one born in, or considered a product of the culture of, a place.
CHILD, noun. (figuratively) A member of a tribe, a people or a race of beings; one born into or considered a product of a people.
CHILD, noun. (figuratively) A thing or abstraction derived from or caused by something.
CHILD, noun. (computing) A data item, process or object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another data item, process or object.
CHILD, noun. (obsolete) A female infant; a girl.
CHILD, noun. Alternative letter-case form of child often used when referring to God (Jesus) or another important child who is understood from context.
CHILD ABUSE, noun. Physical, sexual or emotional mistreatment of a child that causes long-term or permanent damage. [from 20th c.]
CHILD BENEFIT, noun. (UK) A regular government payment made to parents or guardians for each child up to a certain age
CHILD BRIDE, noun. A very young bride, usually coerced or pressured into nuptials with a much older man in a conservative culture
CHILD BRIDES, noun. Plural of child bride
CHILD CARRIER, noun. Any of several devices for carrying babies or very young children within a framework carried as a backpack or on the front of the body
CHILD CARRIERS, noun. Plural of child carrier
CHILD ENDANGERMENT, noun. (legal) The crime of engaging in conduct, through negligence or by malice, that creates conditions that place a child in danger of physical or psychological injury.
CHILD GROOM, noun. A very young groom (male who is to be married)
CHILD GROOMS, noun. Plural of child groom
CHILD LABOR, noun. (US) The employment of children who are under the legal (or generally recognised) minimum age
CHILD LABOUR, noun. (UK) (Canada) work performed by a minor that is prohibited by statute law, particularly under terms and conditions considered inhumane.
CHILD LANGUAGE, noun. The language spoken by a child that doesn't have full control over it yet.
CHILD MOLESTER, noun. Someone guilty of child molestation; someone who has sexually abused a minor.
CHILD NEGLECT, noun. A form of child abuse caused by the denial of basic requirements like correct nutrition, care, and love.
CHILD OF THE MANSE, noun. A diligent and industrious person.
CHILD PORN, noun. Child pornography
CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, noun. Pornographic material depicting minors; sexually explicit (or suggestive) images of children.
CHILD PRODIGIES, noun. Plural of child prodigy
CHILD PRODIGY, noun. A talented person who achieves great success at an early age; a wunderkind.
CHILD PROSTITUTION, noun. The use of a child by others for sexual activities in return for remuneration or any other form of consideration.
CHILD RAPE, noun. Rape involving a child as a victim.
CHILD SAFETY SEAT, noun. A car safety restraint designed for infants and young children.
CHILD SAFETY SEATS, noun. Plural of child safety seat
CHILD SOLDIER, noun. A minor who is put to use for military purposes.
CHILD SOLDIERS, noun. Plural of child soldier
CHILD SUPPORT, noun. (legal) The ongoing obligation for a periodic payment made directly or indirectly by an obligor, usually the noncustodial parent, to an obligee, usually the custodial parent or other guardian, for the financial care and support of children of a relationship or marriage that has been terminated, or which never existed.

Dictionary definition

CHILD, noun. A young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster".
CHILD, noun. A human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college".
CHILD, noun. An immature childish person; "he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a baby!".
CHILD, noun. A member of a clan or tribe; "the children of Israel".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin