HyperDic: baby

English > 7 senses of the word baby:
NOUNperson baby, babe, infanta very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
person babythe youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
person baby, childan immature childish person
person babyan unborn child
animalbabya very young mammal
actbabya project of personal concern to someone
VERBsocialbaby, pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulgetreat with excessive indulgence
baby > pronunciation
Soundsbey'biy
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... zombie: 62 rhymes with biy...
English > baby: 7 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
Examples
  • "the baby began to cry again"
  • "she held the baby in her arms"
  • "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
Synonymsbabe, infant
Narrowerblue babyAn infant born with a bluish color
cherubA sweet innocent baby
foundling, abandoned infantA child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown
godchildAn infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism
neonate, newbornA baby from birth to four weeks
nursling, nurseling, sucklingAn infant considered in relation to its nurse
papoose, pappooseAn American Indian infant
test-tube babyA baby conceived by fertilization that occurs outside the mother's body
war babyconceived or born during war
Broaderchild, kidA human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
Spanishbebe, bebé, criatura, guagua, infante, lactante, nena, nene, neonato, niña, niño, rorro
Catalanbebè, criatura, infant, lactant, maca, nadó, nena, nounat
Nounsbabyhoodthe earliest state of immaturity
babyhoodthe early stage of growth or development
Verbsbabytreat with excessive indulgence
English > baby: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe youngest member of a group (not necessarily young).
Examples
  • "the baby of the family"
  • "the baby of the Supreme Court"
Broaderoffspring, progeny, issueThe immediate descendants of a person
Spanishbenjamina, benjamín, menor, pequeña, pequeño
Catalanbenjamí, benjamina, menor, petita, petit
English > baby: 7 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningAn immature childish person.
Example "stop being a baby!"
Synonymchild
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishniña, niño
Catalannena, nen
Nounsbabyhoodthe earliest state of immaturity
English > baby: 7 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningAn unborn child; a human fetus.
Examples
  • "I felt healthy and very feminine carrying the baby"
  • "it was great to feel my baby moving about inside"
Broaderfetus, foetusAn unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages / stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
English > baby: 7 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningA very young mammal.
Example"baby rabbits"
Broaderyoung mammalAny immature mammal
Catalanpetit
Nounsbabyhoodthe earliest state of immaturity
babyhoodthe early stage of growth or development
English > baby: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA project of personal concern to someone.
Example"this project is his baby"
Broaderundertaking, project, task, laborAny piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
English > baby: 7 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningtreat with excessive indulgence.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymspamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge
Broadertreat, handle, do byinteract in a certain way
Spanishconsentir, malcriar, mimar
Catalanamanyagar, amoixar, contemplar
Nounsbabya very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk

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