- A young human being below the age of puberty.
- A son or daughter of any age.
- A person or thing that is like a child in innocence, lack of experience or understanding.
Middle english 'child' from old english 'cild' meaning a baby or young person.
- The child is playing.
- She is the mother of three children.
- He is still a child at heart.
- The company is the child of the parent company.
- The painting is the child of the artist.