babysit - definition and synonyms

 
verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/ˈbeɪbiˌsɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theybabysit
he/she/itbabysits
present participlebabysitting
past tensebabysat
past participlebabysat
  1. to look after children in their home while their parents are not there, especially in the evening

    I’ll ask my mother to babysit.

derived word

babysitting

noun [uncountable]