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Definitions for procreate
ˈproʊ kriˌeɪtpro·cre·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reproduce, procreate, multiplyverb

    have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant

    "The Bible tells people to procreate"


  1. procreateverb

    To beget or conceive (offspring).

  2. procreateverb

    To originate, create or produce something.

  3. procreateverb

    To reproduce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Procreateverb

    to generate and produce; to beget; to engender

    Etymology: [L. procreatus, p. p. of procreare; pro forward, forth + create to create.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Procreate

    prō′krē-āt, v.t. to bring into being: to generate: to propagate: to produce.—n. Prō′creant, one who, or that which, procreates or generates.—adj. procreating, connected with or related to reproduction.—n. Procreā′tion, the act of procreating: generation: production.—adj. Prō′creātive, having the power to procreate: generative: productive.—ns. Prō′creātiveness; Prō′creātor, one who procreates: a father. [L. procreāre, -ātumpro, forth, creāre, to produce.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of procreate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of procreate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of procreate in a Sentence

  1. Val Curtis:

    From an evolutionary point of view, sex is both attractive, because it helped our ancestors procreate, and risky -- therefore somewhat disgusting -- because sex risks the transmission of infections.

  2. Sir Thomas Browne:

    I could be content that we might procreate, without conjunction, or that there were any way to perpetuate the world without this trivial and vulgar way of coition it is the most foolish act a wise man commits in all his life.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The fact that humanity has been given the power to procreate shows that we are responsible, not to blame God, for our weaknesses or illnesses.

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  • vermehren, fortpflanzen, zeugenGerman
  • generiEsperanto
  • procrear, reproducirseSpanish
  • procréerFrench
  • 生殖, 生むJapanese
  • [[произвести]] [[на]] [[свет]], порождать, рождать, родить, [[производить]] [[потомство]], породить, рожать, [[производить]] [[на]] [[свет]], [[произвести]] [[потомство]]Russian

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