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. Wouter Munten:

    People always say take your time for grief, but not everyone has the luxury to wait. Children have to be fed and go to school.

  2. Dave Smith:

    We know most, if not all of( those children), go to school without some or all of the supplies, parents shouldn't have to decide between school supplies and putting food on the table.

  3. Carly Fiorina:

    We are talking about contagious diseases and I would certainly encourage parents to vaccinate their children.

  4. Daniel Toole:

    All children have the right to live free from violence, which harms their physical and mental growth and inhibits the growth of their society and economies, violence against children often takes place behind closed doors but it is preventable when people come together and say loudly and clearly that this is not acceptable.

  5. Maroofa Bibi:

    When the shelling starts, we rush to cower in the makeshift basements of our home, the power supply gets cut and we wait in the darkness with our terrified children, waiting for it be over.

Images & Illustrations of children

  1. childrenchildrenchildrenchildrenchildren

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