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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
  • v. To bring about; engender: "Admission of guilt tends to breed public sympathy” ( Jonathan Alter).
  • v. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection: breed cattle.
  • v. To develop new or improved strains in (organisms), chiefly through controlled mating and selection of offspring for desirable traits.
  • v. To inseminate or impregnate; mate with.
  • v. To rear or train; bring up: a writer who was bred in a seafaring culture.
  • v. To be the place of origin of: Austria breeds great skiers.
  • v. To produce (fissionable material) in a breeder reactor.
  • verb-intransitive. To produce offspring.
  • verb-intransitive. To copulate; mate.
  • verb-intransitive. To originate and develop: Mischief breeds in bored minds.
  • n. A group of organisms having common ancestors and certain distinguishable characteristics, especially a group within a species developed by artificial selection and maintained by controlled propagation.
  • n. A kind; a sort: a new breed of politician; a new breed of computer.
  • n. Offensive A person of mixed racial descent; a half-breed.
  • idiom. a scab Regional To stir up trouble for oneself.
  • idiom. breed up a storm New England To become cloudy.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To sexually produce offspring.
  • v. Of animals, to mate.
  • v. To keep animals and have them reproduce in a way that improves the next generation’s qualities.
  • v. To arrange the mating of specific animals.
  • v. To propagate or grow plants trying to give them certain qualities.
  • v. To make sure that one's young grow up to adulthood.
  • v. To yield or result in.
  • v. To ejaculate inside the penetratee during intercourse, especially in the rectum.
  • n. All animals or plants of the same species or subspecies.
  • n. A race or lineage.
  • n. A group of people with shared characteristics.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To produce as offspring; to bring forth; to bear; to procreate; to generate; to beget; to hatch.
  • v. To take care of in infancy, and through the age of youth; to bring up; to nurse and foster.
  • v. To educate; to instruct; to form by education; to train; -- sometimes followed by up.
  • v. To engender; to cause; to occasion; to originate; to produce.
  • v. To give birth to; to be the native place of.
  • v. To raise, as any kind of stock.
  • v. To produce or obtain by any natural process.
  • verb-intransitive. To bear and nourish young; to reproduce or multiply itself; to be pregnant.
  • verb-intransitive. To be formed in the parent or dam; to be generated, or to grow, as young before birth.
  • verb-intransitive. To have birth; to be produced or multiplied.
  • verb-intransitive. To raise a breed; to get progeny.
  • n. A race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics by inheritance.
  • n. Class; sort; kind; -- of men, things, or qualities.
  • n. A number produced at once; a brood.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To procreate; beget; engender; hatch.
  • To produce within or upon the body by development or organic process.
  • To cause; occasion; produce; originate.
  • To produce; be the native place of: as, a pond breeds fish; a northern country breeds a race of stout men.
  • To bring up; nurse and foster; take care of during the period of growth: as, born and bred.
  • To form by education; train: as, to breed a son to an occupation; a man bred at a university: commonly with up.
  • To procure by the mating of parents, and rear for use: as, to breed canaries; to breed cattle for the market.
  • Synonyms To generate.
  • To nourish, nurture.
  • To educate, school, discipline.
  • To raise.
  • To beget or bear offspring; produce young; be fruitful: used figuratively of increase generally.
  • To have birth; be produced; arise; grow; develop: as, maggots breed readily in carrion.
  • To procure the birth of young: with from: as, to breed from a mare of good stock.
  • To be pregnant.
  • n. A race or progeny from the same parents or stock; especially, a race of men or other animals having an alliance by nativity and some distinctive qualities in common, which are transmitted by heredity; hence, family; extraction: as, a breed of men in a particular country; horses or sheep of good breed.
  • n. Hence Sort; kind: in a general sense.
  • n. A number produced at once; a hatch; a brood: as,“above an hundred at a breed,”
  • n. Increase of any sort, especially interest on money; usury.
  • n. Breeding.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
  • v. copulate with a female, used especially of horses
  • v. cause to procreate (animals)
  • v. have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
  • n. a special type
  • v. call forth
  • Verb Form
    bred    breeding    breeds   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    pair    copulate    couple    mate    type    cause    do    make   
    Cross Reference
    family    race    cause    rear    to breed in and in    well bred    bred out    to breed true   
    Words with the same meaning
    instruct    generate    bring up    originate    train    nourish    hatch    beget    engender    produce   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Aristide    Bede    Ede    Gilead    Mead    Meade    Read    Reed    Reid    Sinead   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    race    tribe    habit    disposition    species    culture    courtesy    intelligence    courage    taste