breed

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbriːd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/brid/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(brēd)

Inflections of 'breed' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
breeds
v 3rd person singular
breeding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
bred
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
bred
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

breed
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: variety
Synonyms:
species, strain , variety , kind , type , sort , class , like , family , pedigree, stock , order , feather , stripe , category , genus, kin , lineage, line , folk , ilk, progeny, ancestry
Sense: Verb: produce young
Synonyms:
reproduce, give birth, procreate, multiply, propagate, produce offspring, have babies, have children, bear children, bear young, pump out babies (slang)
Sense: Verb: raise plants or animals
Synonyms:
grow , cultivate, raise , rear , bring up, farm , propagate, keep , develop , hybridize, hybridise (UK), crossbreed, clone
Sense: Verb: cause
Synonyms:
give rise to, cause , produce , generate , bring about, bring on, foster , begin , create , encourage , induce , make , be a hotbed of (informal), prompt , spawn , engender, propagate, provoke , bring forth, occasion , beget, foment

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