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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ba′by-sit`(v.)-sat, -sit•ting.

or ba′by•sit`

  1. (v.i.)to take charge of a child while the parents are temporarily away.

  2. (v.t.)to baby-sit for (a child).

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  3. to take watchful responsibility for; tend:

    to baby-sit a car.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. babysitter, baby-sitter, sitter(noun)

    a person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home


  1. babysitter(Noun)

    A person who cares for one or more babies or children for a short period of time in place of their legal guardians.

    My neighbor is sometimes a babysitter for other moms' children.

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