children meaning


    Definition of children in English Dictionary

  • NounBFchildPLchilderSUF-ren
    1. plural of child.
      1. ‘Children crawled over each other like little grey worms in the gutters,’ he said. ‘The only red things about them were their buttocks and they were raw. Their faces looked as if snails had slimed on them and their mothers were like great sick beasts whose byres had never been cleared. […]’
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Cancer survivors who got radiation treatments as children have nearly twice the risk of developing diabetes as adults.
      • Parents of younger children often become upset when they are told that they cannot sit in on the psychological assessment.
      • Before the child is born, the pregnant woman’s waters break. ‎ ( UK )
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Children who do not receive enough attention may begin to play up.
      • Children may act up in class in an effort to get attention.
      • Children naturally gravitate to such a big, friendly man.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • he violence in these video games sits awkwardly with their stated aim of educating children.
      • Because of their liberal leanings they will co-educate their children.
      • He blanked out the abuse he had suffered as a child.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Noun forms
        • Plurals
          • Irregular plurals
            • Plurals ending in "-en"
          • Noun plural forms
            • Irregular plurals
              • Plurals ending in "-en"
          • Irregular plurals
            • Plurals ending in "-en"
            • Nouns with common ending formations
              • Plurals ending in "-en"
          Related Links:
          1. en childrens
          2. en childrenite
          3. en childrenless
          4. en childrenswear
          5. en children's home
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of children for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "children" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form, an irregular plural and a nouns with common ending formation.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 4
          Definite    ➨     Versatile