What does childproof mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. child-proof, childproofverb

    make safe against children

    "childproof the apartment"


  1. childproofverb

    To make something childproof.

    I debated childproofing my house, but decided against, on the basis that any scars or burns would serve as object lessons in restraint.

  2. childproofadjective

    Designed to be unable for a child to use, operate, or open.

    Because of her arthritis, she always asked not to have childproof caps on her medicine bottles.

  3. childproofadjective

    Made safe for children.

    They attempted to make the house childproof by covering all sharp corners with soft foam.

  4. childproofadjective

    Made safe from children; resistant to damage by children.

    After several visits from his darling nephews, Mike's bookshelves were childproof; all breakables and valuable books had been moved out of reach.


  1. childproof

    Childproofing (also called baby proofing) is the act of making an environment or object safe for children. This reduces risks to a level considered acceptable by a society, an institution, or to specific parents. Childproofing may include restriction of children to safe areas or preventing children from reaching unsafe areas. This can be accomplished by the parent or by hiring a professional for assistance. Childproofing is gaining more prominence now that parents have greater access to information on child injury and a wide variety of products are available to help prevent it. It has become so top-of-mind for parents that even hotels and child-friendly resorts are offering "child-proof" rooms.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of childproof in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of childproof in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of childproof in a Sentence

  1. Joe Moore:

    Only grown-ups have difficulty with childproof bottles.

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