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Synonyms for breed

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for breed

to produce sexually or asexually others of one's kind

to be the biological father of

to bring into existence and foster the development of

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

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Synonyms for breed

a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

a special type

Related Words

call forth

Related Words

copulate with a female, used especially of horses

have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)

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