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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

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. breed(n)

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

  2. breed(v)

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

How to pronounce breed?

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US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use breed in a sentence?

  1. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Irrespective of your belief system, there are certain forces that act upon us and make us do what we do, ironically human race is the only breed who is more susceptible to it and we keep denying it.

  2. John Herdman:

    There is a new DNA coming through, there is a new breed of footballer that we are bringing through, it was a transitional team and we knew that but we have no excuse.

  3. Kjiva:

    Nobody cares if I die for fighting Marathi breed....

  4. William Shakespeare:

    How use doth breed a habit in a man.

  5. Monty Hagler:

    Postmaster General Louis DeJoy was never notified by the New Breed employees referenced by the Washington Post of any pressure they might have felt to make a political contribution, and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy regrets if any employee felt uncomfortable for any reason.

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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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