Reproduce
Reproduce Re`pro*duce" (r?`pr?-d?s"), v. t. To produce again. Especially: (a) To bring forward again; as, to reproduce a witness; to reproduce charges; to reproduce a play. (b) To cause to exist again. [1913 Webster]

Those colors are unchangeable, and whenever all those rays with those their colors are mixed again they reproduce the same white light as before. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] (c) To produce again, by generation or the like; to cause the existence of (something of the same class, kind, or nature as another thing); to generate or beget, as offspring; as, to reproduce a rose; some animals are reproduced by gemmation. (d) To make an image or other representation of; to portray; to cause to exist in the memory or imagination; to make a copy of; as, to reproduce a person's features in marble, or on canvas; to reproduce a design. [1913 Webster]


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  • reproduce — I verb beget, breed, bring forth, conceive, copy, create, do again, double, duplicate, engender, father, fecundate, fructify, generate, give birth to, imitate, make again, manifold, mirror, multiply, parallel, portray, procreate, progenerate,… …   Law dictionary

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  • reproduce — 1610s, to produce again; see RE (Cf. re ) again + PRODUCE (Cf. produce) (v.), probably on model of Fr. reproduire (16c.). Sense of make a copy is first recorded 1850; that of produce offspring is from 1894 …   Etymology dictionary

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  • reproduce — [rē΄prə do͞os′, rē΄prədyo͞os′] vt. reproduced, reproducing to produce again; make, form, or bring into existence again or anew in some way; specif., a) to produce by generation or propagation; bring forth one or more other individuals of (the… …   English World dictionary

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