English noun: child
|1.||child (person) a young person of either sex|
|Samples||She writes books for children.|
They're just kids.
`tiddler' is a British term for youngster.
|Synonyms||fry, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster|
|Broader (hypernym)||juvenile, juvenile person|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bairn, bambino, buster, changeling, child prodigy, foster child, foster-child, fosterling, imp, infant prodigy, kiddy, kindergartener, kindergartner, monkey, orphan, peanut, picaninny, piccaninny, pickaninny, poster child, preschooler, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag, scamp, silly, sprog, street child, toddler, tot, urchin, waif, wonder child, yearling|
|Part holonym||child's body|
|2.||child (person) a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age|
|Samples||They had three children.|
They were able to send their kids to college.
|Broader (hypernym)||issue, offspring, progeny|
|Narrower (hyponym)||army brat, babe, baby, female offspring, infant, male offspring, man-child, stepchild|
|Member meronym||family, family unit|
|3.||child (person) an immature childish person|
|Samples||He remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived.|
Stop being a baby!.
|Broader (hypernym)||individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul|
|4.||child (person) a member of a clan or tribe|
|Samples||The children of Israel.|
|Broader (hypernym)||descendant, descendent|