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Synonyms for breed
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. breedverb

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

    Antonyms:
    destroy, eradicate, extinguish, extirpate, stifle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. breed, strain, stocknoun

    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. breedverb

    a special type

    "Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs"

    Synonyms:
    stock, strain

  3. engender, breed, spawnverb

    call forth

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

  4. breed, coververb

    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. breedverb

    cause to procreate (animals)

    "She breeds dogs"

    Synonyms:
    engender, cover, spawn, multiply

  6. breed, multiplyverb

    have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. breedverb

    Synonyms:
    nourish, nurture, foster, bring up

  2. breedverb

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

  3. breedverb

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

  4. breedverb

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

  5. breedverb

    Synonyms:
    bring forth young, produce offspring

  6. breedverb

    Synonyms:
    be born, be produced

  7. breednoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. breednoun

    Synonyms:
    race, variety, strain, extraction, family, lineage, pedigree, class, sort, kind, variety

  2. breedverb

    Synonyms:
    beget, generate, procreate, engender, conceive and bear, nurture, train, occasion, originate, engender

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#257351overcompensate

How to use breed in a sentence?

  1. Richie Greenberg:

    Anyone that [Mayor Breed] chooses for sure is going to be an actual prosecutor, an experienced prosecutor, and is going to return normalcy to the DA’s office.

  2. Kristel Saarm:

    The frogs were here before the road, now the ponds where they breed are on one side of the road and their wintering place is on the other. So they are forced to cross.

  3. Aesop:

    Familiarity breed contempt.

  4. Anania Ncube:

    One day I attended a livestock auction where a cross-breed steer was sold for more money than a big indigenous bull which I expected to fetch more. That won me over.

  5. Unknown:

    Champions are a rare breed. They trust God while others ask for answers. They step forward while others pray for volunteers. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, the hardships.


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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