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Definition of babysit verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(also sit) [intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they babysit
he / she / it babysits
past simple babysat
-ing form babysitting
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to take care of babies or children for a short time while their parents are out babysit (for somebody) She regularly babysits for us. babysit somebody He's babysitting the neighbor's kids.
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noun [uncountable] Babysitting is a great way to earn extra money.
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