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babies

noun
plural of baby

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a recently born person
  • the baby is just learning to sit up, so be careful

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2 a member of the human race
  • I don't care what you want, there'll be no more work for this baby today

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3 a successful result brought about by hard work
  • a small film that was a labor of love and the baby that the director was proudest of

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4 a person who makes frequent complaints usually about little things
  • don't be such a baby—the shot didn't hurt that much

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babies

verb
present tense third-person singular of baby

Synonyms & Antonyms of babies (Entry 2 of 2)

to treat with great or excessive care
  • he babied his car, faithfully washing it every week
  • if you baby him he'll never learn to take care of himself

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“Babies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/babies. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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