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1. reproduction

noun. ['ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃən'] the process of generating offspring.

Synonyms

  • sexual reproduction
  • biological process
  • organic process
  • birth
  • birthing
  • amphimixis
  • asexual reproduction
  • giving birth
  • parturition

Antonyms

  • end
  • death
  • stillbirth
  • natural object

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Words that Rhyme with Reproduction

  • reintroduction
  • reconstruction
  • deconstruction
  • overproduction
  • introduction
  • construction
  • obstruction
  • instruction
  • destruction
  • conduction
  • seduction
  • reduction
  • induction
  • deduction
  • abduction
  • suction

Example sentences of the word reproduction


1. Noun, singular or mass
Their role as pollinators means they play a crucial role in plant reproduction.

Quotes containing the word reproduction


1. The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity.
- Lewis Mumford

2. Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
- Edgar Allan Poe

3. With few exceptions, music has been for some centuries the art which has devoted itself not to the reproduction of natural phenomena, but rather to the expression of the artist's soul, in musical sound.
- Wassily Kandinsky

2. reproduction

noun. ['ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃən'] copy that is not the original; something that has been copied.

Synonyms

  • toy
  • replica
  • replication

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • inelegance
  • unfruitful
  • ending

3. reproduction

noun. ['ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃən'] recall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall.

Synonyms

  • recall
  • recollection
  • reminiscence

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation
  • anabolism
  • development

4. reproduction

noun. ['ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃən'] the act of making copies.

Synonyms

  • sound reproduction
  • replication
  • copying

Antonyms

  • maleness
  • femaleness
  • female
  • androgynous

5. reproduction

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • bisexual
  • homosexual
  • sexual
  • asexual
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