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Definitions for Children
ˈtʃɪl drənchil·dren

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  1. childrennoun

    More than one son or daughter, or none. Offspring.

  2. childrennoun

    More than one young person, or none.

    There are no children absent from classes today

  3. childrennoun

    Members of a tribe.

    The children of Israel

  4. childrennoun

    Things or abstractions derived from or caused by something.

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

  5. childrennoun

    Plural form of child.

  6. Etymology: From children, alteration of earlier childre, from cildru, cildra, plural of cild, equivalent to.


  1. children

    Children typically refers to young individuals who have not yet reached adulthood. In general, children are considered to be in the stage of development between infancy and adolescence, typically ranging from ages 1-18. They are often dependent on adults for care, guidance, and protection, and are in the process of acquiring knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for personal growth and development. The specific age range and characteristics associated with childhood may vary across cultures and societies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Children

    of Child

  2. Childrennoun

    pl. of Child


  1. Children

    "Children" is a song by Italian trance composer Robert Miles, released in November 1995 as the lead single from his album Dreamland. The song is Miles' most successful single, being certified Gold and Platinum in several countries and it reached number one in more than 12 countries. Miles created several remixes himself with an additional remix by Tilt.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. children

    Exquisite caskets of flesh that hold the scrolls of all our deeds.

Editors Contribution

  1. children

    Plural form of the word child.

    The children were so beautiful to watch playing as they are so kind and loving.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

Suggested Resources

  1. children

    Song lyrics by children -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by children on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Children' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #170

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Children' in Written Corpus Frequency: #285

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Children in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Children in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Children in a Sentence

  1. Mariann Edgar Budde:

    In our faith tradition, when we welcome children into the community, we promise to cherish them and protect them, a promise we make to them, their families, and before God. For the victims and survivors of past abuse and your families, this promise was broken. I apologize for that failing and ask for your forgiveness.

  2. Carlos Gallegos:

    I don't think ever he was OK with this happening alone, where was his family? Where were his children? You know, his grandchildren? He had nobody with him.

  3. Marie Antoinette:

    I have just been condemned, not to a shameful death, which can only apply to felons, but rather to finding your brother again...I seek forgiveness for all whom I know for every harm I may have unwittingly caused them...Adieu, good, gentle sister...I embrace you with all my heart as well as the poor, dear children.

  4. David Friedman:

    The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.

  5. Hazel Encarnacion:

    It was my decision so we could control it. I just want two children.

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