What does children mean?

Definitions for children
ˈtʃɪl drənchil·dren

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

Wiktionary

  1. children(Noun)

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

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

  2. children(Noun)

    More than one young person, or none.

    There are no children absent from classes today

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

  3. children(Noun)

    Members of a tribe.

    The children of Israel

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

  4. children(Noun)

    Things or abstractions derived from or caused by something.

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

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

  5. children(Noun)

    Plural form of child.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Children

    of Child

  2. Children(noun)

    pl. of Child

Freebase

  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

How to pronounce children?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say children in sign language?

  1. children

Numerology

  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. Nathan Nickerson III almost:

    I want the children to see...( and) be interested in marine life and this is one way to get them excited about it, maybe one can become the next marine biologist.

  2. Councilman Steve Kozachik:

    In the nearly 20 years that Southwest Key Programs has operated shelters for unaccompanied minors, there has never been an incident of a child from one of our unaccompanied minor shelters committing a crime in the local community. … Of the thousands of children we have served over the years, less than a fraction of one percent have absconded from our shelters. my concern is for their well-being.

  3. Neil Greenberg:

    It is also likely, given their age, that the nature of their communication with their families will also affect the children; anxiety expressed by their families could easily erode a child's resilience, on the other hand a positive, 'it'll be just fine' approach may be an effective way of allaying their fears.

  4. Manamati Tamang:

    Feeding the family, paying for the children's education and other daily expenses has been a struggle, if we lived in a house, we at least wouldn't have to worry as much about protecting ourselves from the climate.

  5. Naren Ramakrishna:

    It’s a very critical advantage, especially in sensitive parts of the body like the brain or for children.

Images & Illustrations of children

  1. childrenchildrenchildrenchildrenchildren

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