Definition of babysit verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

babysit

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbisɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbisɪt//
 
(especially North American English sit)[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they babysit
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbisɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbisɪt//
 
he / she / it babysits
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbisɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbisɪts//
 
past simple babysat
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbisæt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbisæt//
 
past participle babysat
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbisæt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbisæt//
 
-ing form babysitting
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbisɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbisɪtɪŋ//
 
Raising children
 
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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 neighbour's children. See related entries: Raising children
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: babysit