Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun baby

7 senses of baby

Sense 1
baby, babe, infant -- (a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "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")
       => child, kid -- (a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college")

Sense 2
baby -- (the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young); "the baby of the family"; "the baby of the Supreme Court")
       => offspring, progeny, issue -- (the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue")

Sense 3
child, baby -- (an immature childish person; "he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a baby!")
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 4
baby -- (an unborn child; a human fetus; "I felt healthy and very feminine carrying the baby"; "it was great to feel my baby moving about inside")
       => fetus, foetus -- (an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal)

Sense 5
baby, babe, sister -- ((slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women)
       => girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fille -- (a young woman; "a young lady of 18")

Sense 6
baby -- (a very young mammal; "baby rabbits")
       => young mammal -- (any immature mammal)

Sense 7
baby -- (a project of personal concern to someone; "this project is his baby")
       => undertaking, project, task, labor -- (any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb baby

1 sense of baby

Sense 1
pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge -- (treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!")
       => treat, handle, do by -- (interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently")

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