Definitions of breed

  1.   a lineage or race of people
  2.   a special kind of domesticated animals within a species he experimented on a particular breed of white rats he created a new variety of sheep
  3.   a special lineage a breed of Americans
  4.   half caste offspring of parents of different races especially of white and Indian parents
  5.   have young used of animals derogatory when used for people
  6.   of plants or animals She breeds dogs
  7.   copulate with a female used esp of horses The horse covers the mare
  8.   a special variety of domesticated animals within a species he experimented on a particular breed of white rats he created a new strain of sheep
  9.   have young animals pandas rarely breed in captivity
  10.   copulate with a female used especially of horses The horse covers the mare
  11.   To produce as offspring to bring forth to bear to procreate to generate to beget to hatch
  12.   To take care of in infancy and through the age of youth to bring up to nurse and foster
  13.   To engender to cause to occasion to originate to produce as to breed a storm to breed disease
  14.   To give birth to to be the native place of as a pond breeds fish a northern country breeds stout men
  15.   To raise as any kind of stock
  16.   To produce or obtain by any natural process
  17.   To bear and nourish young to reproduce or multiply itself to be pregnant
  18.   To be formed in the parent or dam to be generated or to grow as young before birth
  19.   To have birth to be produced or multiplied
  20.   To raise a breed to get progeny
  21.   A race or variety of men or other animals or of plants perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics by inheritance
  22.   A number produced at once a brood
  23.   To educate to instruct to form by education to train sometimes followed by up
  24.   Class sort kind of men things or qualities
  25.   To hatch to produce or cause to train to rear
  26.   To bear young to be fruitful to come into being
  27.   A race or offspring from the same parents or stock a class or kind
  28.   Breeder
  29.   Bred
  30.   Breeding
  31.   To generate or bring forth to train or bring up to cause or occasion
  32.   To be with young to produce offspring to be produced or brought forth pa t and pa p bred
  33.   That which is bred progeny or offspring kind or race
  34.   Offspring family kind or race
  35.   To produce offspring to bring up to cause
  36.   To produce as offspring beget hatch raise originate cause
  37.   To bring up train
  38.   To produce young
  39.   To be born develop originate
  40.   The progeny of one stock a race or strain a sort or kind
  41.   Race or progeny from the same parents or stock kind a brood
  42.   To generate to cause to occasion to produce to form by education to bring up to rear
  43.   To bring forth young to have birth to be produced to raise a breed To breed in and in to breed from animals of the same stock that are very nearly related
  44.   To generate to hatch to produce young to occasion to educate to train to instruct to raise from the best kinds
  45.   A race of men or other animals from the same stock a kind a caste offspring a variety a hatch a brood

Antonyms for breed

exterminate, uproot, wipe out, root out.

Quotes of breed

  1. Bjorn was a different breed I threw my best material at him but he would never smile but that added to the charm when he played me and Mac We were going nuts and losing our mind and he was sitting back like he was on a Sunday stroll – Jimmy Connors
  2. If our vaunted rule of the people does not breed nobler men and women than monarchies have done it must and will inevitably give place to something better – Anna Julia Cooper
  3. Successful people breed success – Phil Crosby
  4. Boston is actually the capital of the world You didn't know that We breed smart -ass quippy funny people Not that I'm one of them I just sorta sneaked in under the radar – John Krasinski
  5. Actors are such an insecure breed – Joshua Leonard
  6. Well the themes for me were and remain sex and love and grief and death the things that make us and undo us create and destroy how we breed and disappear and the emotional context that surrounds these events – Thomas Lynch
  7. Only a certain breed of actor should ever even try to work for Orson Welles I'm glad I'm one of that breed – Mercedes McCambridge
  8. For what can war but endless war still breed – John Milton
  9. I don't think it's too late for 'The War of the Worlds' to come true I'm talking about it from the standpoint that which you need to have and own things to breed to think to create is going on everywhere not just on this planet or in the space around it – Dwight Schultz
  10. Holidays in general breed unrealistic expectations The minute you start wondering 'is it going to be wonderful enough it never will be – Pepper Schwartz
  11. We cannot be kind to each other here for even an hour We whisper and hint and chuckle and grin at our brother's shame however you take it we men are a little breed – Alfred Lord Tennyson
  12. There are two levels of vampirism one is the regular vampire which is just like it has always been and then there's the super vampires which are a new breed we've created – Guillermo del Toro
  13. Michael was a rare breed There's no question about that He did things that a lot of players could never do and still to this day players can't do those things so the honors that he's had are definitely deserved – Dominique Wilkins

Usage examples for breed

  1. Pick the breed you prefer but have it in scale with your place – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  2. Failure to breed is commonly caused by faulty methods of feeding and care – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  3. And by an ignorant half breed like this President What's his name – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  4. I've made a study of the breed sir said Crowther ” – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  5. The half breed saw him and ran on – For the Liberty of Texas by Edward Stratemeyer
  6. Bulldog was of another breed – Young Barbarians by Ian Maclaren
  7. “ I have but little fancy for this breed myself – The Domestic Cat by Gordon Stables
  8. Race horses of the best breed were marked with the old letter Koppa ” – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  9. “ I know your breed – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  10. And they are also to be taught that it is wrong to marry and breed children because the Sacred Few do not require so many people to work for them as before – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  11. “ A very good thing at least for the country to improve the breed of cattle – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  12. It has just been stated that the male Gelasimus does not acquire his conspicuous colours until mature and nearly ready to breed – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin
  13. “ I will not be half breed – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  14. That was my first glimpse of the life of tragedy through which a half breed woman of the Orient has to go – Flash-lights from the Seven Seas by William L. Stidger Commentator: Bishop Francis J. McConnell
  15. 8 New Brunswick Society for the improvement of the breed of Horses and other Cattle – First History of New Brunswick by Peter Fisher Commentator: William Fisher
  16. He went on to tell me that suspicion had fastened itself upon a half breed who came to the house where Zoe lived – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  17. They breed Strange hatred for you even while I feel My soul's home is with you must be with you To find my soul's rest – Toward the Gulf by Edgar Lee Masters
  18. The difference in shell color is due to the breed of hen – Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918) by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss
  19. There in his bunk lay the half breed – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  20. Never mind said Don who did not seem to feel half as bad as David did dogs of his breed never stray far away and he'll be at your house or ours before morning you may depend upon it – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon

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