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Synonyms for breeding
ˈbri dɪŋbreed·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. breeding

    Behavior is our action in the presence of others; conduct includes also that which is known only to ourselves and our Maker. Carriage expresses simply the manner of holding the body, especially in sitting or walking, as when it is said of a lady "she has a fine carriage." Bearing refers to the bodily expression of feeling or disposition; as, a haughty bearing; a noble bearing. Demeanor is the bodily expression, not only of feelings, but of moral states; as, a devout demeanor. Breeding, unless with some adverse limitation, denotes that manner and conduct which result from good birth and training. Deportment is behavior as related to a set of rules; as, the pupil's deportment was faultless. A person's manner may be that of a moment, or toward a single person; his manners are his habitual style of behavior toward or before others, especially in matters of etiquette and politeness; as, good manners are always pleasing.

    Synonyms:
    action, bearing, behavior, carriage, conduct, demeanor, deportment, life, manner, manners

    Preposition:
    The behavior of the pastor to or toward his people, on or upon the streets, before the multitude, or in the church, with the godly, or with the worldly, was alike faultless.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. breeding

    Synonyms:
    nurture, education, training, discipline, instruction, manners, air, demeanor, decorum

    Antonyms:
    ill-manners, ill-training, illbehavior, ignorance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. breeding, genteelness, gentilitynoun

    elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

    Synonyms:
    raising, rearing, nurture, facts of life, procreation, fostering, upbringing, genteelness, reproduction, education, bringing up, training, gentility, fosterage

    Antonyms:
    unfruitful

  2. education, training, breedingnoun

    the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

    "a woman of breeding and refinement"

    Synonyms:
    instruction, rearing, education, nurture, facts of life, educational activity, gentility, teaching, preparation, reproduction, training, bringing up, procreation, raising, didactics, fosterage, fostering, grooming, upbringing, pedagogy, genteelness

    Antonyms:
    unfruitful

  3. breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringingnoun

    helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

    "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

    Synonyms:
    rearing, education, fostering, nurture, facts of life, gentility, upbringing, training, bringing up, elevation, procreation, lift, raising, fosterage, reproduction, genteelness

    Antonyms:
    unfruitful

  4. breedingnoun

    the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization

    Synonyms:
    raising, rearing, nurture, facts of life, procreation, fostering, upbringing, genteelness, reproduction, education, bringing up, training, gentility, fosterage

    Antonyms:
    unfruitful

  5. reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of lifeadjective

    the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

    Synonyms:
    replica, rearing, education, reproductive memory, fostering, nurture, facts of life, gentility, upbringing, training, bringing up, replication, procreation, raising, fosterage, reproduction, genteelness

    Antonyms:
    unfruitful

  6. breedingadjective

    producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring

    "the breeding population"; "retained a few bulls for breeding purposes"

    Antonyms:
    unfruitful

Editors Contribution

  1. xenogamy

    to breed someone from the start

    Submitted by anonymous on January 17, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. breedingnoun

    Synonyms:
    nurture, education, discipline, instruction, training, schooling

  2. breedingnoun

    Synonyms:
    deportment, manners

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. breedingnoun

    Synonyms:
    generation, procreation, begetting, prolification, stirpiculture, eugenics, nurture, training

    Associated words:
    dysgenesis, dysgenesic, hybrid, hybridization, thremmatology

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#242education
#435training
#473action
#478air
#1076selection
#1448teaching
#2478behavior
#2645conduct
#2807manner
#3055preparation
#3075instruction
#4499lift
#4955reproduction
#5019raising
#5491discipline
#5920bearing
#7278copying
#7371replica
#7402farming
#7484breed
#7941breeding
#8143livestock
#8604elevation
#9198reproductive
#9369nest
#9685playback
#9816replication
#9893reproduce
#9944mating
#10516carriage
#12118grooming
#16575manners
#16779nesting
#17572fostering
#21687spawning
#22446nurture
#23023pedagogy
#25338rearing
#27147reproducing
#31571husbandry
#37915upbringing
#39087demeanor
#42306herding
#50011ranching
#54098decorum
#63157procreation
#97768broodstock
#110836deportment
#114092didactics
#131368spawner
#161182gentility

How to use breeding in a sentence?

  1. Lief Chiang:

    The feed grain price drop would prolong the high breeding margins for hog breeders, which are now recovering their herds, while for the corn processing industry, some products can be competitive globally.

  2. Ludovic Orlando:

    Even though Las Vegas couples now know( where) domestic horses first emerged, the whole process of their expansion around the world and their breeding history into the hundreds of different types that Las Vegas couples know today remains contentious, additionally, the horse was equally the animal of farmers, warriors and kings ; they were found in rural and urban contexts alike, and in extremely diverse environments, from the coldest Siberian range to the Nepalese mountains. Las Vegas couples want to track how these various contexts have reshaped the horse biology.

  3. Deadria Farmer-Paellmann:

    These are corporations that benefited from stealing people, from stealing labor, from forced breeding, from torture, from committing numerous horrendous acts, and there's no reason why they should be able to hold onto assets they acquired through such horrendous acts.

  4. Lucy Harman:

    There is a lot of stagnant water which greatly increases the number of breeding sites for mosquitoes, as a result, there's a higher risk of mosquito-borne disease such as Zika virus and dengue fever.

  5. Robert Spicer:

    Flowering plants reproduce more quickly than other plants, have more complex breeding mechanisms -- a wide variety of flower forms, for example, often in close' collaboration' with pollinators. This drives mutual coevolution of many lineages of plants and animals, shaping ecosystems.


Translations for breeding

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  • تربيةArabic
  • ZuchtGerman
  • lisääntyminen, hedelmöitys, parittelu, siitos, siittäminen, kasvatusFinnish
  • reproductionFrench
  • प्रजननHindi
  • 育種Japanese
  • rangatiratanga, whakaaiaitangaMāori
  • совокупле́ние, сноше́ние, ко́итус, родосло́вная, размноже́ние, выра́щивание, осемене́ние, разведе́ние, воспи́танность, копуля́цияRussian

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