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Synonyms for spawn
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spawnverb

    the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs

  2. engender, breed, spawnverb

    call forth

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

  3. spawnverb

    lay spawn

    "The salmon swims upstream to spawn"

    Synonyms:
    engender, breed

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spawnnoun

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

  2. spawnnoun

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

  3. spawnverb

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

  4. spawnverb

    Synonyms:
    [in contempt.] issue

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spawnnoun

    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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#77get
#846cover
#1430mother
#1692father
#3965generate
#7484breed
#9893reproduce
#14330multiply
#18033spawn
#19965sire
#21687spawning
#27718spawned
#58050engender
#59503spawns
#89838beget
#213944hobnob

How to use spawn in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  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. 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.


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