breed

  • 41breed — [c]/brid / (say breed) verb (bred, breeding) –verb (t) 1. to produce (offspring). 2. to procure by the mating of parents; propagate. 3. Horticulture a. to cause to reproduce by controlled pollination. b. to improve by controlled pollination and… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 42breed — [OE] The Old English verb brēdan came from West Germanic *brōdjan, a derivative of *brōd , which produced brood. This in turn was based on *brō , whose ultimate source was the Indo European base *bhrē ‘burn, heat’ (its other English descendants… …

    Word origins

  • 43breed — v. & n. v. (past and past part. bred) 1 tr. & intr. bear, generate (offspring). 2 tr. & intr. propagate or cause to propagate; raise (livestock). 3 tr. a yield, produce; result in (war breeds famine). b spread (discontent bred by rumour). 4 intr …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 44breed — (англ.) разводить, размножать …

    Словарь ботанических терминов

  • 45breed — Mawdesley Glossary frightened …

    English dialects glossary

  • 46breed — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. create, multiply; generate, produce. n. strain, race, stock. See relation, class, reproduction. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. strain, variety, kind; see class 1 , race 1 . v. 1. [To produce young] Syn.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 47breed — vb American to make (a woman) pregnant. An item of black speech probably originating in the Caribbean. It occurs in the cult novel Yardie (1993) by Victor Headley …

    Contemporary slang

  • 48breed — I. , v. a. (of a bird). 2 s. pres. ‘breist.’ O. and N. 1631. RG. 177. part. ‘ibred’ == brought up, educated. O. and N. 1722. Body and Soul, 81 II. , v. n. == spring forth. Wright’s L. P. p. 45 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 49breed — briːd n. kind, sort, species, race, stock, pedigree v. reproduce; raise animals; guide, nurture; cause …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 50breed — verb (past and past participle bred) 1》 (of animals) mate and then produce offspring.     ↘cause (an animal) to produce offspring.     ↘develop (a variety of plant or animal). 2》 bring up to behave in a particular way. 3》 produce or lead to:… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 51breed — I. v. a. 1. Bring forth, bear, conceive and bring to birth, beget, produce, engender. 2. Nourish, nurture, foster, bring up, rear, raise. 3. Discipline, educate, instruct, train, teach, school, bring up, nurture, rear. 4. Originate, occasion,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 52breed — v 1. procreate, engender, father, beget, bear, give birth, bring forth; reproduce, propagate, multiply, pullulate; impregnate, fertilize; mate, copulate, couple. 2. raise, grow, develop, cultivate; rear, nurture, foster, mother, bring up. 3.… …

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  • 53breed —   1. Variety. Lāhui.   2. To engender. Ho opi i, ho opiha.   3. Descent group. Welo …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 54breed — 1.a sub specific group of domestic livestock with definable and identifiable external characteristics that enable it to be separated by visual appraisal from other similarly defined groups within the same species. 2. a group of domestic livestock …

    Glossary of Biotechnology

  • 55breed — Produce (offspring) by hatching or gestation; to hatch. Miller Hatcheries v. Boyer, C.C.A.Iowa, 131 F.2d 283, 287. Number of persons of the same stock …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 56breed — Produce (offspring) by hatching or gestation; to hatch. Miller Hatcheries v. Boyer, C.C.A.Iowa, 131 F.2d 283, 287. Number of persons of the same stock …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 57breed — see familiarity breeds contempt like breeds like what’s bred in the bone will come out in the flesh Yorkshire born and Yorkshire bred, strong in the arm and weak in the head …

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  • 58breed — bradi …

    Woordenlijst Sranan

  • 59Breed-specific legislation — (BSL), is any law, ordinance or policy which pertains to a specific dog breed or breeds, but does not affect any others. The term is most commonly used to refer to legal restrictions or prohibitions on the breeding and ownership of certain breeds …

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  • 60Breed type (dog) — Breed type in the parlance of dog fanciers refers to the qualities that define a dog breed and separate it from all other dog breeds. Breed type is outlined in the written standard for each breed, and breed type is the basis of judging in… …

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