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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