spawn

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈspɔːn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/spɔn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(spôn)

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spawn

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
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  1. [salmon, turtles, fish] are spawning
  2. spawn [eggs, offspring, a devil]
  3. spawn in [the summer, fresh water, spring]
  4. spawn near the [shore, bay, rocks]
  5. spawned in [captivity, the wild]
  6. spawn [rumors, a craze, debate]
  7. his [disappearance, actions, silence] spawned [rumors]
  8. figurative: are the spawn of the devil
  9. figurative: is the spawn of Satan
  10. during the [salmon, fish, frog] spawn
  11. the [spring, summer] spawn
  12. the fish [covers, protects] its spawn
'spawn' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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