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Synonyms for breed
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breed, strain, stock(noun)

    a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

    "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new strain of sheep"

    Synonyms:
    neckcloth, parentage, pedigree, gillyflower, striving, melodic line, caudex, straining, fund, inventory, melodic phrase, mental strain, tenor, form, descent, stemma, nervous strain, pains, stock certificate, stock, melody, variant, lineage, livestock, broth, origin, tune, line, line of descent, store, song, gunstock, air, bloodline, strain, stress, ancestry, var., nisus, farm animal, blood, blood line

  2. breed(verb)

    a special type

    "Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs"

    Synonyms:
    stock, strain

  3. engender, breed, spawn(verb)

    call forth

    Synonyms:
    cover, get, mother, father, spawn, multiply, sire, bring forth, beget, engender, generate

  4. breed, cover(verb)

    copulate with a female, used especially of horses

    "The horse covers the mare"

    Synonyms:
    multiply, cut through, get over, embrace, plow, wrap up, enshroud, compensate, encompass, shroud, continue, treat, hatch, incubate, report, track, extend, cut across, brood, deal, spawn, underwrite, overcompensate, address, spread over, hide, traverse, pass over, comprehend, handle, overlay, cover, cross, get across, engender, cover up, insure

  5. breed(verb)

    cause to procreate (animals)

    "She breeds dogs"

    Synonyms:
    engender, cover, spawn, multiply

  6. breed, multiply(verb)

    have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)

    "pandas rarely breed in captivity"; "These bacteria reproduce"

    Synonyms:
    cover, spawn, reproduce, procreate, multiply, engender, manifold

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. breed

    Synonyms:
    augment, beget, build up, cherish, colonize, develop, foster, increase, plant, populate, propagate, replenish, settle

    Antonyms:
    annihilate, banish, destroy, eradicate, expel, exterminate, extirpate, overthrow, remove, root out, uproot, wipe out

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. breed(v)

    Synonyms:
    generate, procreate, engender, propagate, produce, beget, hatch, nourish, train, instruct, evolve, cause

    Antonyms:
    destroy, eradicate, extinguish, extirpate, stifle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. breed(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    nourish, nurture, foster, bring up

  2. breed(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    discipline, educate, instruct, train, teach, school

  3. breed(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    beget, get, procreate, engender, generate, produce

  4. breed(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    originate, occasion, give rise to, be the cause of

  5. breed(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    bring forth young, produce offspring

  6. breed(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be born, be produced

  7. breed(n.)

    Synonyms:
    race (of animals), lineage, pedigree, progeny, stock

How to pronounce breed?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say breed in sign language?

  1. breed

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Translations for breed

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  • ربى, تربيةArabic
  • порода, род, развъждам, отглеждам, произход, пораждамBulgarian
  • raça, criar, engendrarCatalan, Valencian
  • rasa, plemeno, šlechtitCzech
  • raceDanish
  • hervorrufen, Rasse, erzeugen, züchten, verursachen, Sorte, aufziehen, paaren, brütenGerman
  • ράτσαGreek
  • raso, brediEsperanto
  • variedad, raza, aparear, criar, cultivar, casta, cepa, procrear, engendrarSpanish
  • پرورش و اصلاح نژادPersian
  • astuttaa, lisääntyä, synnyttää, rotu, jalostaa, kasvattaa, paritellaFinnish
  • se reproduire, race, engendrer, éleverFrench
  • síolraigh, póraigh, síolrachIrish
  • gnè, seòrsaScottish Gaelic
  • नस्लHindi
  • nemz, szaporodik, tenyészt, fajtaHungarian
  • besar, berkembang biakIndonesian
  • edukarIdo
  • razza, riprodursi, allevareItalian
  • 育てる, 繁殖Japanese
  • ತಳಿKannada
  • 낳다, 가꾸다, 기르다, 품종, 계통, 치다, 거두다, 일으키다Korean
  • бак, порода, багууKyrgyz
  • educ tecum,Latin
  • whakaaiaiMāori
  • bakaMalay
  • variëteit, broeden, fokken, rasDutch
  • avleNorwegian
  • płodzić, hodować, gatunek, rasa, rozmnażać się, wychowywaćPolish
  • variedade, cruzar, criar, gerar, raça, procriar, cultivarPortuguese
  • rasăRomanian
  • разводить, развести, сорт, раса, племя, плодиться, размножаться, порода, родRussian
  • soj, pasmina, rasa, lozaSerbo-Croatian
  • plemeno, rasaSlovak
  • avla, föröka, rasSwedish
  • இனப்பெருக்கம்Tamil
  • జాతినిTelugu
  • สายพันธุ์Thai
  • doğurmakTurkish
  • породаUkrainian
  • نسلUrdu
  • giốngVietnamese
  • האָדעוועןYiddish
  • 品种Chinese

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