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BREED





Definition:

  1. [noun] a special lineage; "a breed of Americans"

  2. [noun] a special variety of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new strain of sheep"
    Synonyms: strain, stock

  3. [noun] half-caste offspring of parents of different races (especially of white and Indian parents)
    Synonyms: half-

  4. [noun] a lineage or race of people
    Synonyms: strain

  5. [verb] call forth
    Synonyms: engender, spawn

  6. [verb] copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare"
    Synonyms: cover

  7. [verb] of plants or animals; "She breeds dogs"

  8. [verb] have young (animals); "pandas rarely breed in captivity"
    Synonyms: multiply

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