Antonyms

1. breeding

adjective. ['ˈbriːdɪŋ'] producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring.

Antonyms

  • heterosexual

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Words that Rhyme with Breeding

  • superseding
  • stampeding
  • interceding
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  • rereading
  • receding
  • impeding
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  • acceding
  • speeding
  • pleading
  • bleeding
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  • needing
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  • kneading
  • heeding
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  • ceding

Example sentences of the word breeding


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pasture breeding is by far the safest and best way to breed horses.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
The male bites the back of the female’s neck and holds her still while breeding.

Quotes containing the word breeding


1. It is clear that the books owned the shop rather than the other way about. Everywhere they had run wild and taken possession of their habitat, breeding and multiplying, and clearly lacking any strong hand to keep them down.
- Agatha Christie, The Clocks

2. Trying to get more learning out of the present system is like trying to get the Pony Express to compete with the telegraph by breeding faster ponies.
- Edward Fiske

2. ill-breeding

noun. impoliteness resulting from ignorance.

Synonyms

  • impoliteness

Antonyms

  • courtesy
  • civility

3. breeding

noun. ['ˈbriːdɪŋ'] elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression.

Synonyms

  • gentility
  • genteelness

Antonyms

  • discourage
  • discouragement
  • tastelessness

4. breeding

noun. ['ˈbriːdɪŋ'] the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization.

Synonyms

  • horse breeding
  • autosexing
  • production
  • cattle breeding

Antonyms

  • femaleness
  • female
  • androgynous
  • decrease

5. breeding

noun. ['ˈbriːdɪŋ'] helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community.

Synonyms

  • enculturation
  • rearing
  • acculturation
  • raising
  • bringing up
  • nurture
  • socialisation
  • fosterage
  • upbringing
  • fostering

Antonyms

  • ending
  • unerect
  • fall
  • decreasing

6. breeding

noun. ['ˈbriːdɪŋ'] the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring.

Synonyms

  • miscegenation
  • crossbreeding
  • sex
  • procreation
  • sexual activity
  • sex activity
  • propagation
  • reproduction
  • multiplication
  • sexual practice
  • generation
  • interbreeding

Antonyms

  • homosexual
  • sexual
  • asexual
  • male

7. breeding

noun. ['ˈbriːdɪŋ'] the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior).

Synonyms

  • education
  • upbringing

Antonyms

  • inexperience
  • unenlightenment
  • unproductive
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