Antonyms of noun child

1 of 4 senses of child

Sense 2
child, kid -- (a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college")
       Antonym of parent (Sense 1)
      => parent -- (a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian)

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

4 senses of child

Sense 1
child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling -- (a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster")
       => juvenile, juvenile person -- (a young person, not fully developed)

Sense 2
child, kid -- (a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college")
       => 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
child -- (a member of a clan or tribe; "the children of Israel")
       => descendant, descendent -- (a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race)

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