godchild definition

  • noun:
    • A person for who another serves as sponsor at baptism.
    • a young child whoever baptism is sponsored by a godparent. Sometimes the partnership is maintained indefinitely, aided by the godchild being treated just like a niece or nephew.
    • One for whom an individual becomes sponsor at baptism, and who he promises to see educated as a Christian; a godson or goddaughter. See godfather.
    • into the liturgical churches, one for whom you becomes sponsor (godfather or godmother) at baptism; a godson or goddaughter.
    • a baby that is sponsored by a grownup (the godparent) at baptism
    • people for who another serves as sponsor at baptism.
    • A child whose baptism is sponsored by a godparent. In many cases the connection is preserved indefinitely, utilizing the godchild being addressed similar to a niece or nephew.
    • One for who an individual becomes sponsor at baptism, and who he claims to see educated as a Christian; a godson or goddaughter. See godfather.
    • in liturgical churches, one for whom people becomes sponsor (godfather or godmother) at baptism; a godson or goddaughter.
    • an infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism
    • A person for who another serves as sponsor at baptism.
    • a kid whoever baptism is sponsored by a godparent. In some instances the connection is preserved indefinitely, utilizing the godchild becoming treated much like a niece or nephew.
    • One for whom a person becomes sponsor at baptism, and whom he promises to see educated as a Christian; a godson or goddaughter. See godfather.
    • in liturgical churches, one for whom one becomes sponsor (godfather or godmother) at baptism; a godson or goddaughter.
    • a child that is sponsored by a grown-up (the godparent) at baptism

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