Definitions for Breedbrid
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
breedbrid(v.; n.)bred, breed•ing
(v.t.)to produce (offspring); procreate.
Category: Animal Husbandry
to produce by mating; propagate sexually; reproduce.
Category: Animal Husbandry
to cause (plants or animals) to reproduce and usu. to be improved by selection.
to give rise to; engender; produce:
Dirt breeds disease.
to develop by training or education; bring up; rear:
born and bred a gentleman.
to impregnate; mate:
to breed a mare.
to produce more fissile nuclear fuel than is consumed in a reactor.
Category: Physics, Energy
(v.i.)to produce offspring.
to be engendered or produced; grow.
(n.)a relatively homogenous group of animals within a species, developed and maintained by humans.
lineage; stock; strain.
sort; kind; group.
Origin of breed:
bef. 1000; ME breden, OE brēdan to nourish
breed, strain, stock(noun)
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 type
"Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs"
engender, breed, spawn(verb)
copulate with a female, used especially of horses
"The horse covers the mare"
cause to procreate (animals)
"She breeds dogs"
have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
"pandas rarely breed in captivity"; "These bacteria reproduce"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to raise animals
to breed chickens/horses/sheep
to produce young
Rabbits breed easily.
to cause or produce
Ignorance breeds fear.
a type of an animal
a rare breed of cattle
a type of person or thing
a new breed of computer
All animals or plants of the same species or subspecies.
A race or lineage.
A group of people with shared characteristics.
People who were taught classical Greek and Latin at school are a dying breed.
To sexually produce offspring.
Of animals, to mate.
To keep animals and have them reproduce in a way that improves the next generationu2019s qualities.
To arrange the mating of specific animals.
She wanted to breed her cow to the neighbor's registered bull.
To propagate or grow plants trying to give them certain qualities.
He tries to breed blue roses.
To make sure that one's young grow up to adulthood.
To yield or result in.
To ejaculate inside the penetratee during intercourse, especially in the rectum.
to produce as offspring; to bring forth; to bear; to procreate; to generate; to beget; to hatch
to take care of in infancy, and through the age of youth; to bring up; to nurse and foster
to educate; to instruct; to form by education; to train; -- sometimes followed by up
to engender; to cause; to occasion; to originate; to produce; as, to breed a storm; to breed disease
to give birth to; to be the native place of; as, a pond breeds fish; a northern country breeds stout men
to raise, as any kind of stock
to produce or obtain by any natural process
to bear and nourish young; to reproduce or multiply itself; to be pregnant
to be formed in the parent or dam; to be generated, or to grow, as young before birth
to have birth; to be produced or multiplied
to raise a breed; to get progeny
a race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics by inheritance
class; sort; kind; -- of men, things, or qualities
a number produced at once; a brood
A breed is a specific group of domestic animals or plants having homogeneous appearance, homogeneous behavior, and other characteristics that distinguish it from other animals or plants of the same species and that were arrived at through selective breeding. Despite the centrality of the idea of "breeds" to animal husbandry, no scientifically accepted definition of the term exists. A breed is therefore not an objective or biologically verifiable classification but is instead a term of art amongst groups of breeders who share a consensus around what qualities make some members of a given species members of a nameable subset. The term is distinguished from landrace, which refers to a naturally occurring regional variety of domestic animal through uncontrolled breeding. When bred together, animals of the same breed pass on these predictable traits to their offspring, and this ability—known as "breeding true"—is a requirement for a breed. Plant breeds are more commonly known as cultivars. The offspring produced as a result of breeding animals of one breed with other animals of another breed are known as crossbreeds or mixed breeds. Crosses between animal or plant variants above the level of breed/cultivar are referred to as hybrids.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Breed' in Nouns Frequency: #1971
Rank popularity for the word 'Breed' in Verbs Frequency: #802
Translations for Breed
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to produce young
Rabbits breed often.
- voortplant, aanteelAfrikaans
- reproduzir-sePortuguese (BR)
- rodit, mít mladéCzech
- yngle; formere sig; parre sigDanish
- γεννώ, αναπαράγομαιGreek
- criar, reproducirseSpanish
- بچه آوردن؛ تولید مثل کردنFarsi
- se reproduireFrench
- पैदा करनाHindi
- razmnožavati seCroatian
- nemz, utódot hoz létre, ellikHungarian
- auka kyn sittIcelandic
- riprodursi, figliareItalian
- 새끼를 낳다Korean
- turėti jauniklių, daugintisLithuanian
- zich voortplantenDutch
- yngle, formere segNorwegian
- rozmnażać sięPolish
- بچه آوردن؛ تولید مثل کردنPersian
- د مثل تولیدPashto
- a se reproduceRomanian
- rozmnožovať saSlovak
- razmnoževati seSlovenian
- imati mladeSerbian
- föröka sigSwedish
- 繁殖Chinese (Trad.)
- народжувати; висиджувати (пташенят)Ukrainian
- نسل کشی کرناUrdu
- sinh sảnVietnamese
- 繁殖Chinese (Simp.)
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