What does children mean?

Definitions for children
ˈtʃɪl drənchil·dren

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word children.


  1. children(Noun)

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

  2. children(Noun)

    More than one young person, or none.

    There are no children absent from classes today

  3. children(Noun)

    Members of a tribe.

    The children of Israel

  4. children(Noun)

    Things or abstractions derived from or caused by something.

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

  5. children(Noun)

    Plural form of child.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Children

    of Child

  2. Children(noun)

    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.

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


  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. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Children are all foreigners.

  2. Brian Keith:

    He loved his children immensely.

  3. Danish proverb:

    Children are a poor man's wealth.

  4. David Hare:

    Children always turn to the light.

  5. Bill Price:

    It’s very important to my children.

Images & Illustrations of children

  1. childrenchildrenchildren

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