Synonyms for breeding

Synonyms for (noun) breeding

Synonyms: facts of life, procreation, reproduction, breeding

Definition: the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

Similar words: sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice

Definition: activities associated with sexual intercourse

Usage: they had sex in the back seat

Synonyms: breeding

Definition: the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization

Similar words: production

Definition: (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale

Usage: he introduced more efficient methods of production

Synonyms: nurture, breeding, bringing up, raising, rearing, fosterage, fostering, upbringing

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

Usage: they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

Similar words: socialisation, socialization, enculturation, acculturation

Definition: the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

Usage: the socialization of children to the norms of their culture

Synonyms: genteelness, gentility, breeding

Definition: elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

Similar words: elegance

Definition: a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste

Usage: she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility

Synonyms: education, training, breeding

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

Usage: a woman of breeding and refinement

Similar words: upbringing

Definition: properties acquired during a person's formative years

Synonyms for (adj) breeding

Synonyms: breeding

Definition: producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring

Usage: the breeding population; retained a few bulls for breeding purposes

Similar words: fruitful

Definition: productive or conducive to producing in abundance

Usage: be fruitful and multiply

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