⌂ or ba′by-sit·
Origin of babysitback-formation ; from babysitter
verbba·by·sat , ba·by·sit·ting, ba·by·sits also ba·by-sat or ba·by-sit·ting or ba·by-sits
- To take care of a child or children in the absence of a parent or guardian.
- To take care of or watch over someone or something needing attention or guidance.
- To provide care for (a child) in the absence of a parent or guardian.
- To watch over or tend: babysat the neighbor's plants for a week.