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. Robert Sege:

    This is much stronger than the previous advice, the new policy encourages pediatricians to discuss the data about different kinds of discipline with parents so, of course, they can make their own decisions in how they chose to raise their children.

  2. Koran:

    Wealth and children are the adornment of life.

  3. Prince Harry:

    I just really hope that all of you here tonight are not here just because it's such a wonderful event, but because you want to help some of the world's most vulnerable children, and to give them the childhood, and ultimately the future, that they deserve.

  4. Allison Tothy:

    We're ordering tests for children that present with any or all of the symptoms that go along with Covid, the decision really needs to be made in partnership with your pediatrician.

  5. Warren Jeffs ':

    A lot of children in our family didn't get to spend that much time with their own mother. maybe in 10 years... some of them will finally come to their senses and realize what's been happening, maybe she'll come out.

Images & Illustrations of children

  1. childrenchildrenchildrenchildrenchildren

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