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Synonyms for reproduction
ˌri prəˈdʌk ʃənre·pro·duc·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. reproduction

    A copy is as nearly like the original as the copyist has power to make it; a duplicate is exactly like the original; a carbon copy of a typewritten document must be a duplicate; we may have an inaccurate copy, but never an inaccurate duplicate. A facsimile is like the original in appearance; a duplicate is the same as the original in substance and effect; a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence is not a duplicate. A facsimile of a key might be quite useless; a duplicate will open the lock. A counterpart exactly corresponds to another object, but perhaps without design, while a copy is intentional. An imitation is always thought of as inferior to the original; as, an imitation of Milton. A replica is a copy of a work of art by the maker of the original. In law, a copy of an instrument has in itself no authority; the signatures, as well as other matters, may be copied; a duplicate is really an original, containing the same provisions and signed by the same persons, so that it may have in all respects the same force and effect; a transcript is an official copy, authenticated by the signature of the proper officer, and by the seal of the appropriate court. While strictly there could be but one duplicate, the word is now extended to an indefinite number of exact copies. Reproduction is chiefly applied to living organisms.

    copy, counterpart, duplicate, facsimile, imitation, likeness, replica, transcript

    archetype, model, original, pattern, prototype

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reproductionnoun

    the process of generating offspring

    replica, procreation, replication, breeding, facts of life, reproductive memory

  2. reproduction, reproductive memorynoun

    recall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall

    replica, procreation, replication, breeding, facts of life, reproductive memory

  3. replica, replication, reproductionnoun

    copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

    return, reproductive memory, facts of life, procreation, comeback, rejoinder, retort, replication, counter, echo, breeding, riposte, sound reflection, replica, reverberation

  4. reproduction, replicationnoun

    the act of making copies

    "Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient"

    comeback, retort, reproductive memory, facts of life, procreation, breeding, rejoinder, replication, replica, return, echo, reverberation, riposte, sound reflection, counter

  5. reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of lifenoun

    the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. reproductionnoun

    duplication, copy, imitation, generation, procreation, propagation

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  1. Longfellow:

    How absolute and omnipotent is the silence of the night! And yet the stillness seems almost audible. From all the measureless depths of air around us comes a half sound, a half whisper, as if we could hear the crumbling and falling away of the earth and all created things in the great miracle of nature?decay and reproduction?ever beginning, never ending?the gradual lapse and running of the sand in the great hour-glass of Time.

  2. Teri Rowles:

    We do know some of the health conditions ... are improving, but some have been slow to improve, reproduction in the heaviest-oiled areas continues below normal.

  3. Miyoko Sakashita:

    The oil spill just shows how dirty and dangerous oil drilling is, and oil that gets into the water, it’s impossible to clean it up so it ends up washing up on our beaches and people come into contact with it and wildlife comes in contact with it, it has long-lasting effects on the breeding and reproduction of animals.

  4. Sheena Lewis:

    However, the long-term effects of SARS-CoV-2 on male reproduction are not yet known.

  5. George Paul:

    Realistically, we are looking at these animals dying in the next decade or so. But hopefully, using artificial methods of reproduction, we might be able to bring them back in the future, this might mean that it will happen when the current animals are already deceased, but it could happen.

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