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1. baby-sit

take watchful responsibility for

Example Sentences:
'I baby-sit the neighbor's plants when she is out of town'

2. baby-sit, sit

work or act as a baby-sitter

Example Sentences:
'I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb -sits, -sitting or -sat
to act or work as a baby-sitter

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verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈbaby-ˌsat or ˈbaby-ˌsitting
to act as a baby sitter
verb transitive
to baby-sit for (a specified child or children)

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v. ba·by·sat (-săt), ba·by·sit·ting, ba·by·sits also ba·by-sat or ba·by-sit·ting or ba·by-sits
1. To take care of a child or children in the absence of a parent or guardian.
2. To take care of or watch over someone or something needing attention or guidance.
1. To provide care for (a child) in the absence of a parent or guardian.
2. To watch over or tend: babysat the neighbor's plants for a week.

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