Definitions and translations for "breed"

Definition of breed

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To produce offspring sexually; to bear young.
2. To give birth to; to be the native place of.
A pond breeds fish; a northern country breeds stout men
3. Of animals, to mate.
4. To keep animals and have them reproduce in a way that improves the next generation’s qualities.
5. To arrange the mating of specific animals.
She wanted to breed her cow to the neighbor's registered bull.
6. To propagate or grow plants trying to give them certain qualities.
He tries to breed blue roses.
7. To take care of in infancy and through childhood; to bring up.
8. To yield or result in.
Disaster breeds famine;  familiarity breeds contempt
9. To be formed in the parent or dam; to be generated, or to grow, like young before birth.
10. To educate; to instruct; to form by education; to train; sometimes followed by up.
11. To produce or obtain by any natural process.
12. To have birth; to be produced or multiplied.
Noun
13. All animals or plants of the same species or subspecies.
A breed of tulip
A breed of animal
14. A race or lineage.
15. A group of people with shared characteristics.
People who were taught classical Greek and Latin at school are a dying breed.
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English - English - breed

Pronunciation
n. kind, sort, species, race, stock, pedigree
v. reproduce; raise animals; guide, nurture; cause
adj. broad, wide; large, roomy

English - Spanish - breed

Pronunciation
s. tipo, raza, especie
v. proliferar, engendrarse, reproducirse; criar, cruzar, cultivar, gestar, procrear, recriar; somatizar, padrear; raza, casta

English - French - breed

Pronunciation
n. espèce, race, genre, pedigree
v. produire, procréer, faire naître; élever (du bétail); éduquer; nourrir, développer; occasionner; multiplier, se reproduire; se propager

English - German - breed

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n. Art, Rasse
v. züchten, erzeugen; hervorbringen; vermehren; erziehen

English - Indonesian - breed

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n. keturunan, jenis, bangsa, kembang
v. berkembang biak, berbiak, memelihara, menurunkan, memperturunkan, membiakkan, menternakkan, mendidik

English - Italian - breed

Pronunciation
s. razza, stirpe, discendenza; famiglia, varietà, specie; (fig) tipo, genere
v. generare, procreare; allevare, educare, tirare su; causare, produrre; (fig) essere fonte di; (Agr) riprodurre; selezionare

English - Polish - breed

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n. rasa
v. płodzić, gnieździć się, rodzić, urodzić, rozmnażać, wyhodować, hodować, wywieść, wypielęgnować, wychować, chować, uchować, rozmnażać się, plenić się, rozradzać się, lęgnąć się, wyhodowywać, wywodzić, wychowywać

English - Portuguese - breed

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s. raça, geração, ninhada
v. procriar; gerar; fazer criação; educar; ensinar

English - Romanian - breed

Pronunciation
n. neam, soi, rasă, specie, prăsilă
v. naşte, da naştere la, odrăsli, procrea, creşte, educa, prăsi, reproduce, reproduce: se reproduce, prăsi: se prăsi, dezvolta: se dezvolta, lua naştere, naşte: se naşte, origine: a-şi avea originea, înmulţi: se înmulţi

English - Russian - breed

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с. порода, потомство, племя, поколение
г. размножаться, высиживать, разводить; выводить, вывести; растить, вскармливать, воспитывать; обучать; вызывать, порождать

English - Turkish - breed

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f. doğurmak, çoğalmak, yavrulamak; yetiştirmek, beslemek; çiftleşmek, üretmek
i. cins, soy, nesil, tür

English - Ukrainian - breed

Pronunciation
n. порода, покоління, сорт, рід, виплодок, виплід, категорія, кодло
v. розмножуватися, плодитися, виношувати, розводити, виховувати, навчати, породжувати, вигодовувати, вигодувати, виплекати, виплодити, виховати, обавити, плодити, розплодити, розплодитися

Dutch - English - breed

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adv. broadly, widely

English - Dutch - breed

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zn. ras, soort
ww. vermenigvuldigen; dieren grootbrengen; fokken; veroorzaken

English - Greek - breed

Pronunciation
ουσ. γένος, ράτσα
ρήμ. ανατρέφω, γεννώ

Dutch - French - breed

Pronunciation
1. (onderwijs) libéral
2. (grootte) large
3. (maten - gewichten) large

English - Arabic - breed

Pronunciation
‏تناسل، تكاثر، توالد، نسل، ذرية، تصنيف‏
‏عشعش، أنتج، ربى، نسل، أحدث، سبب، ولد، تكاثر، توالد، تناسل‏

English - Chinese - breed

Pronunciation
(名) 品种; 种类, 类型
(动) 产, 孵; 养育; 使繁殖, 饲养; 培育; 生产; 繁殖, 育种; 孕育; 滋生, 产生

English - Chinese - breed

Pronunciation
(名) 品種; 種類, 類型
(動) 產, 孵; 養育; 使繁殖, 飼養; 培育; 生產; 繁殖, 育種; 孕育; 滋生, 產生

English - Hindi - breed

Pronunciation
v. नस्ल बढाना, पालन-पोषण करना, सिखाना, प्रजनन करना, वंश का विस्तार होना

English - Japanese - breed

Pronunciation
(名) 品種; 種類
(動) 子を産む; 育てる; 繁殖させる; 教育する; 品種改良する

English - Korean - breed

Pronunciation
명. 종류, 종
동. 낳다,번식시키다, 새끼를 낳다; 양육하다, 가르치다; 야기하다

English - Vietnamese - breed

Pronunciation
n. giống, nòi, loài, loại
v. sanh sản, chăn nuôi
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Verb forms for breed
Present participle: breeding
Present: breed (3.person: breeds)
Past: bred
Future: will breed
Present conditional: would breed
Present Perfect: have bred (3.person: has bred)
Past Perfect: had bred
Future Perfect: will have bred
Past conditional: would have bred