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breed
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 14
1. A race or variety of men or other animals ( or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics by inheritance.
2. A number produced at once; a brood.
3. Class; sort; kind; - of men, things, or qualities.
Part of Speech: verb
3. To have birth; to be produced or multiplied.
4. To raise a breed; to get progeny.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
3. To engender; to cause; to occasion; to originate; to produce; as, to breed a storm; to breed disease.
4. To give birth to; to be the native place of; as, a pond breeds fish; a northern country breeds stout men.
6. To produce or obtain by any natural process.
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