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Definition 1: a baby from birth to four weeks - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for newborn in the sense of this definition

(newborn is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of newborn ) infant who shows signs of life after birth

(... is a kind of newborn ) an infant born weighing less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams) regardless of gestational age

"a low-birth-weight infant is at risk for developing lack of oxygen during labor"

(... is a kind of newborn ) infant born after 42 weeks of gestation; usually shows signs of placental insufficiency

(... is a kind of newborn ) an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation

(... is a kind of newborn ) an infant whose size and weight are considerably less than the average for babies of the same age

(... is a kind of newborn ) infant who shows no signs of life after birth

(... is a kind of newborn ) infant born at a gestational age between 37 and 42 completed weeks

Definition 2: having just or recently arisen or come into existence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where newborn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • new nations
  • with newborn fears

Synonyms for newborn in the sense of this definition

(newborn is similar to ...) not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered

"a new law" "new cars" "a new comet" "a new friend" "a new year" "the New World"

Definition 3: recently born - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where newborn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a newborn infant

(newborn is similar to ...) (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

"young people"

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