Definitions for breed

Definitions for (noun) breed

Main entry: breed

Definition: a special type

Usage: Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

Main entry: stock, strain, breed

Definition: a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

Usage: he experimented on a particular breed of white rats; he created a new strain of sheep

Definitions for (verb) breed

Main entry: multiply, breed

Definition: have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)

Usage: pandas rarely breed in captivity; These bacteria reproduce

Main entry: breed

Definition: cause to procreate (animals)

Usage: She breeds dogs

Main entry: breed, cover

Definition: copulate with a female, used especially of horses

Usage: The horse covers the mare

Main entry: engender, spawn, breed

Definition: call forth

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