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Synonyms for breeding
ˈbri dɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breeding, genteelness, gentility(noun)

    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, breeding(noun)

    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, upbringing(noun)

    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. breeding(noun)

    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 life(adj)

    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. breeding(adj)

    producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring

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

    Antonyms:
    unfruitful

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. breeding(n.)

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

  2. breeding(n.)

    Synonyms:
    deportment, manners

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. breeding(n)

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

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

How to pronounce breeding?

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Veena
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#114092didactics
#131368spawner
#161182gentility

How to use breeding in a sentence?

  1. Muhammad Nur:

    Big crocodiles are for breeding and small crocodiles are still babies.

  2. Edna Molewa:

    The ultimate aim is for the orphans to be integrated back into a normally functioning breeding population.

  3. Clint Nesbitt:

    If it's a GMO, that's basically what they've been looking at over and over again for the past 20 years, they're saying they don't need to look at new examples, if what you've done with gene editing could have been done with plant breeding, you're good to go.

  4. Arnold Toynbee:

    We have been God-like in our planned breeding of our domesticated plants and animals, but we have been rabbit-like in our unplanned breeding of ourselves.

  5. James Thurber:

    It's a na?ve domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by its presumption.


Translations for breeding

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  • تربيةArabic
  • lisääntyminen, hedelmöitys, parittelu, siitos, kasvatus, siittäminenFinnish
  • reproductionFrench
  • प्रजननHindi
  • 育種Japanese
  • rangatiratanga, whakaaiaitangaMāori
  • копуля́ция, воспи́танность, разведе́ние, осемене́ние, выра́щивание, совокупле́ние, сноше́ние, ко́итус, родосло́вная, размноже́ниеRussian

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