What does children mean?

Definitions for children
ˈtʃɪl drənchil·dren

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

Wiktionary

  1. childrennoun

    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. childrennoun

    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. childrennoun

    Members of a tribe.

    The children of Israel

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

  4. childrennoun

    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. childrennoun

    Plural form of child.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Children

    of Child

  2. Childrennoun

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say children in sign language?

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. Barack Obama:

    Our work here won't be done when almost 40% of children still live in poverty in this city. That's not a finished job. That's not a full recovery.

  2. The WW partner:

    [ Parents ] need to create reasonable boundaries [ and ] draw some lines in the sand so that [ children ] can test them.

  3. Trinidad James:

    With that being said, I don't believe that Mom B. has hatred in her heart. I was there with her for four years. She took great care of me... she cared about me, she cares about my family. She had pictures of me, my wife, my children on the entryway table in that house. Mom B means a lot to me.

  4. Doreen Bogdan-Martin:

    Many children are coming online earlier than their parents had intended, at much earlier ages, and without the necessary skills to protect themselves whether it is from online harassment or cyber bullying, the other thing is the length [of time] children are spending online whether simply for schooling or for entertainment, gaming, socialising... after their learning is completed.

  5. Raven Osborne:

    Every child is different, and I don't want to pressure children, but I look forward to possibly mentoring the younger children at the school.

Images & Illustrations of children

  1. childrenchildrenchildrenchildrenchildren

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