Definition of day care
- a day care center
- day care workers
- day-care facilities
- a child enrolled in day care
She left work early to pick up her son from day care.
: a place, program, or organization that takes care of children or sick adults during the day usually while their family members are at work
Spanish Central: Translation of day care
What made you want to look up day care? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Merriam-Webster's New Words Quiz—Fall 2017 Edition!
Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!TAKE THE QUIZ
Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.TAKE THE QUIZ