Definitions for breedingˈbri dɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word breeding
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the producing of offspring.
Category: Animal Husbandry
the improvement of breeds of livestock, as by selective mating and hybridization.
Category: Animal Husbandry
the production of new forms of plants by selection, crossing, and hybridizing.
the result of upbringing or training as shown in behavior, esp. in good manners.
Origin of breeding:
breeding, genteelness, gentility(noun)
elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
education, training, breeding(noun)
the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
"a woman of breeding and refinement"
breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing(noun)
helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
"they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of life(adj)
the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring
"the breeding population"; "retained a few bulls for breeding purposes"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
when animals breed
the breeding season
upbringing and education
a young woman of good breeding
The process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.
Your dog has had good breeding.
The act of insemination by natural or artificial means
The act of copulation in animals
Ejaculation inside the rectum during bareback anal sex, usually applied to gay pornography
Of, relating to or used for breeding.
Your toothbrush is a breeding ground for bacteria.
the act or process of generating or bearing
the raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding
nurture; education; formation of manners
deportment or behavior in the external offices and decorums of social life; manners; knowledge of, or training in, the ceremonies, or polite observances of society
descent; pedigree; extraction
Breeding is the first EP by American indie band Dirty Little Rabbits. It was released on August 15, 2007, for sale exclusively through the New York-based record shop Looney Tunes.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The production of offspring by selective mating or HYBRIDIZATION, GENETIC in animals or plants.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'breeding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4567
Rank popularity for the word 'breeding' in Nouns Frequency: #1908
Translations for breeding
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
education and training; good manners
a man of good breeding.
- goeie maniere, welgemanierdheidAfrikaans
- تَرْبِيَه، تَهْذيبArabic
- educaçãoPortuguese (BR)
- způsoby, vychováníCzech
- das BenehmenGerman
- dannelse; gode manererDanish
- ανατροφή, διαπαιδαγώγησηGreek
- educación, modalesSpanish
- خوش برخورد؛ با اصالتFarsi
- uppeldi; siðunIcelandic
- 훈련, 교육Korean
- audzināšana; audzēšanaLatvian
- dannelse, gode manererNorwegian
- خوش برخورد؛ با اصالتPersian
- ښه برخورد کوونکی، له اصیلتیا سرهPashto
- god uppfostranSwedish
- 教養Chinese (Trad.)
- виховання; вихованістьUkrainian
- پرورش ، تربیتUrdu
- có giáo dụcVietnamese
- 教养Chinese (Simp.)
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