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Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 2 votes

  1. spawnverb

    the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs

  2. engender, breed, spawnverb

    call forth

    cover, get, mother, father, multiply, sire, bring forth, breed, beget, engender, generate

  3. spawnverb

    lay spawn

    "The salmon swims upstream to spawn"

    engender, breed

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. spawnnoun

    eggs (of fish or of frogs), hard roe

  2. spawnnoun

    (Bot.) mycelium, filaments (from which fungi originate)

  3. spawnverb

    [In contempt.] generate, produce, bring forth

  4. spawnverb

    [in contempt.] issue

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. spawnnoun

    roe, ova, eggs (of fishes, frogs, etc.), mycelium

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "spawn":

    hobnob, spawning, breed, spawns, reproduce, spawned

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  1. Inga Saffron:

    The difference being they were catching the sturgeon as they were migrating to spawn, not only did they kill the fish, they killed future generations of fish.

  2. Alexander Osborn:

    Creative ideas in people's minds, but they fall into the trap of fear or rejection. Create a free judgment Wednesday and you spawn a thread creation.

  3. Michael Milstein:

    There are some indications that large numbers of sardines did spawn successfully last year, but we won’t know what difference that makes until those juvenile fish survive for a few more years.

  4. Robert King:

    I think we knew [it would spawn conversation], for the most part, you know when you’re not going for a straight, down-the-middle happy ending that there are going to be people who have strong points of view about it.

  5. Whitney Way Thore:

    Fat-shaming is a thing ; it's a really big thing, no pun intended, it is the really nasty spawn of a larger parent problem called body-shaming, which I'm fairly certain everyone on the planet, especially women, has experienced.

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