breed

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
breed

Plural
breeds

  1. (countable) A breed can be a type of animal or plant; a species or race.
    This breed of dog likes to bark more than most.

Verb[change]

Plain form
breed

Third-person singular
breeds

Past tense
breeded

Past participle
breeded

Present participle
breeding

Plain form
breed

Third person singular
breeds

Simple past
bred

Past participle
bred

Present participle
breeding

  1. To breed is to mate and produce offspring (children).
    If a donkey breeds with a horse, then the offspring will be a mix between the two: a mule.
  2. When something breeds, it is created or resulted in.
    Icy roads breed car crashes.

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