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1. breed

noun. ['ˈbriːd'] a special variety of domesticated animals within a species.

Synonyms

  • pedigree
  • variety
  • strain
  • species
  • animal group
  • bloodstock

Antonyms

  • uncross
  • unfold
  • disassemble
  • dissuade

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Words that Rhyme with Breed

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  • walid
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Example sentences of the word breed


1. Verb, past participle
For poodles, there are many "patterns" that are breed specific.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This breed does require daily grooming to keep its coat healthy.

Quotes containing the word breed


1. Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.
- Knute Rockne

2. Remember when you tried to convince me to feed a poultry pie to the mallards in the park to see if you could breed a race of cannibal ducks?""They ate it too,"Will reminisced. "Bloodthirsty little beasts. Never trust a duck.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

3. We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
- Stephen Hawking

2. half-breed

adjective. (of animals) having only one purebred parent.

Synonyms

  • half-blooded
  • half-bred

Antonyms

  • inbred
  • ancestry
  • pedigree

Etymology

  • breed (English)
  • half- (English)

3. half-breed

noun. an offensive term for an offspring of parents of different races (especially of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry).

Antonyms

  • blooded

Etymology

  • breed (English)
  • half- (English)

4. breed

verb. ['ˈbriːd'] copulate with a female, used especially of horses.

Synonyms

  • brood
  • cover
  • pair
  • incubate
  • copulate
  • hatch
  • mate

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • divide
  • detach
  • uncouple

5. breed

verb. ['ˈbriːd'] call forth.

Synonyms

  • make
  • cause
  • spawn
  • do

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • uncover
  • artifact
  • undress

6. breed

verb. ['ˈbriːd'] cause to procreate (animals).

Synonyms

  • make
  • mongrelize
  • hybridize
  • hybridise
  • interbreed
  • produce
  • mongrelise
  • crossbreed
  • create

Antonyms

  • break
  • unmake
  • stay
  • disappear

7. breed

noun. ['ˈbriːd'] a special type.

Antonyms

  • good-natured

8. breed

verb. ['ˈbriːd'] have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms).

Synonyms

  • multiply
  • procreate
  • reproduce

Antonyms

  • lose
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out
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