breed

[b_ɹ_ˈiː_d], [bɹˈiːd], [bɹˈiːd]

Definitions of breed:

  1.   A race or offspring from the same parents or stock; a class or kind. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   To generate; to hatch; to produce young; to occasion; to educate; to train; to instruct; to raise from the best kinds. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3.   To generate or bring forth: to train or bring up: to cause or occasion. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   Race or progeny from the same parents or stock; kind; a brood. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5.   That which is bred, progeny or offspring: kind or race. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6.   A race of men or other animals from the same stock; a kind; a caste; offspring; a variety; a hatch; a brood. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7.   To produce offspring; to bring up; to cause. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8.   To be with young: to produce offspring: to be produced or brought forth:- pa. t. and pa. p. bred. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9.   Bred. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10.   Offspring; family, kind, or race. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11.   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. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12.   To hatch; to produce or cause; to train; to rear. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13.   To bear young; to be fruitful; to come into being. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14.   Breeding. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15.   Breeder. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16.   To generate; to cause; to occasion; to produce; to form by education; to bring up; to rear. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Quotes for 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. For what can war, but endless war, still breed – John Milton
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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. 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.
  2. 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
  3. “ " I've made a study of the breed sir," said Crowther. ” – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. “ I know your breed – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  10. “ I have but little fancy for this breed myself. ” – The Domestic Cat by Gordon Stables

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