Synonyms for breed

Synonyms for (noun) breed

Synonyms: breed

Definition: a special type

Usage: Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

Similar words: type

Definition: a subdivision of a particular kind of thing

Usage: what type of sculpture do you prefer?


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: animal group

Definition: a group of animals


Similar words: variety

Definition: (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics

Usage: varieties are frequently recognized in botany

Synonyms for (verb) breed

Synonyms: multiply, breed

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

Usage: pandas rarely breed in captivity; These bacteria reproduce

Similar words: multiply, reproduce, procreate

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

Usage: The Bible tells people to procreate


Synonyms: breed

Definition: cause to procreate (animals)

Usage: She breeds dogs

Similar words: create, make, produce

Definition: create or manufacture a man-made product

Usage: We produce more cars than we can sell; The company has been making toys for two centuries


Synonyms: breed, cover

Definition: copulate with a female, used especially of horses

Usage: The horse covers the mare

Similar words: copulate, couple, pair, mate

Definition: engage in sexual intercourse

Usage: Birds mate in the Spring


Synonyms: engender, spawn, breed

Definition: call forth

Similar words: cause, do, make

Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident