Thesaurus > Related Words: breed

  Words related to breed

Related / Similar Words: strain, stock, half-breed, multiply, cover, engender, spawn

 

Definition:
  • a lineage or race of people;
  • a special variety of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new strain of sheep";
  • a special lineage; "a breed of Americans";
  • half-caste offspring of parents of different races (especially of white and Indian parents);
  • have young (animals); "pandas rarely breed in captivity";
  • of plants or animals; "She breeds dogs";
  • copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare";
  • call forth;

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    Hyponyms: bloodstock, pedigree, metis, pullulate, mongrelize, mongrelise, crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed

     

    Grouped Verbs: brood, hatch, cover, incubate

     

    Member Meronyms: species

     

    Derivational Morphology: multiply, stock, generation, multiplication, propagation, half-breed, strain, reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of life, breeder, stock breeder

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: отглеждам   Catalan: criar  
    Dutch: broeden   Finnish: lisääntyä  
    German: aufziehen   Indonesian: besar  
    Japanese: 育てる   Korean: 낳다  
    Polish: płodzić   Russian: плодиться  
    Spanish: criar  
     
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