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Synonyms for breastfeed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suckverb

    give suck to

    "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"

    Synonyms:
    soak up, entertain, go down on, sop up, wet-nurse, fellate, hold, draw, give suck, absorb, suckle, take in, suck in, harbour, nurse, imbibe, lactate, blow, take up, suck up, harbor, suck

    Antonyms:
    bottlefeed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "breastfeed":

    breast-feed, nurse

How to pronounce breastfeed?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say breastfeed in sign language?

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How to use breastfeed in a sentence?

  1. Cindy Shelton:

    It’s an unlimited buffet so babies self-regulate when they breastfeed. They’re not going to overfeed or underfeed but sometimes they want a snack.

  2. Susan Johnson:

    Women run. Women campaign for public office. And women breastfeed, these are all normal things women do, and the more often we see women do ordinary important things, the more quickly our expectations change.

  3. Pope Francis:

    You mothers give your children milk and even now, if they cry because they are hungry, breastfeed them, don't worry.

  4. Aunchalee Palmquist:

    Mothers require more than just encouragement to breastfeed, they need to have support at all levels of society, including multilevel support for policies and practices to protect, promote and support this basic human right.

  5. Subhash Pokhrel:

    Women’s choice to start or to continue to breastfeed is therefore constrained by the culture and community in which they live.

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