breeding

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Synonyms for breeding

Synonyms for breeding

the process by which an organism produces others of its kind

Synonyms for breeding

elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

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the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

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helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization

producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring

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It is not quite sufficient to good- breeding, a union of kindness and independence.
The horses are of my own breeding, and relays of them shall take us all the way.
But, in the present instance, there was nothing to be discerned in the countenance or manner of Charlotte that indicated any thing more than the sweetness of her nature and the polish of her breeding. He changed the subject.
Men have a foolish manner (both parents and schoolmasters and servants) in creating and breeding an emulation between brothers, during childhood, which many times sorteth to discord when they are men, and disturbeth families.
This is usually held to mean that Ithaca is an island fit for breeding goats, and on that account more delectable to the speaker than it would have been if it were fit for breeding horses.
Birth and breeding can never fail to assert themselves: I believe in them, thank God, more firmly than ever.