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Synonyms for spawn
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spawn(verb)

    the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs

  2. engender, breed, spawn(verb)

    call forth

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

  3. spawn(verb)

    lay spawn

    "The salmon swims upstream to spawn"

    Synonyms:
    engender, breed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spawn(n.)

    Synonyms:
    eggs (of fish or of frogs), hard roe

  2. spawn(n.)

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

  3. spawn(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [In contempt.] generate, produce, bring forth

  4. spawn(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    [in contempt.] issue

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spawn(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spawn":

    hobnob, spawning, breed, spawns, reproduce, spawned

How to pronounce spawn?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say spawn in sign language?

  1. spawn

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#846cover
#1430mother
#1692father
#3965generate
#7484breed
#9893reproduce
#14330multiply
#18033spawn
#19965sire
#21687spawning
#27718spawned
#58050engender
#59503spawns
#89838beget
#213944hobnob

How to use spawn in a sentence?

  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. Yaniv Levi:

    We're only at the beginning, it's the first year, and we expect that in the coming years we will be able to spawn 1,000 hatchlings a year.

  3. Erik Pevernagie:

    When the mind is burdened voluntary silence can spawn release and wellness. It has the power to create spiritness and space for imagination. It can lead to a reviving retreat into a world with new perspectives.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of spawn

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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. pettish
    • B. pestilent
    • C. plaguey
    • D. agreeable

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