1. baby, babe, infant, child, kid

usage: 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"

2. baby, offspring, progeny, issue

usage: the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young); "the baby of the family"; "the baby of the Supreme Court"

3. child, baby, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: an immature childish person; "he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a baby!"

4. baby, fetus, foetus

usage: 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"

5. baby, babe, sister, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fille

usage: (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women

6. baby, young mammal

usage: a very young mammal; "baby rabbits"

7. baby, undertaking, project, task, labor

usage: a project of personal concern to someone; "this project is his baby"


1. pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge, treat, handle, do by

usage: treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

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