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bread

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noun \ˈbred\

Simple Definition of bread

  • : a baked food made from a mixture of flour and water

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bread

  1. 1 :  a usually baked and leavened food made of a mixture whose basic constituent is flour or meal

  2. 2 :  food, sustenance <our daily bread>

  3. 3 a :  livelihood <earns his bread as a laborer> b slang :  money

bready

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bread upon the waters

  1. :  resources risked or charitable deeds performed without expectation of return

Examples of bread in a sentence

  1. She bakes bread every day.

  2. The bakery offers a nice selection of breads and pastries.



Origin and Etymology of bread

Middle English breed, from Old English brēad; akin to Old High German brōt bread, Old English brēowan to brew


First Known Use: before 12th century


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bread

verb

Simple Definition of bread

  • : to cover (food) with bread crumbs before cooking it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bread

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cover with bread crumbs <a breaded pork chop>

Examples of bread in a sentence

  1. She breaded the pork chops before frying them.



1629

First Known Use of bread

1629

Rhymes with bread



BREAD Defined for Kids

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bread

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noun \ˈbred\

Definition of bread for Students

  1. 1 :  a baked food made from flour or meal

  2. 2 :  food 1 <our daily bread>




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bread

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verb

Definition of bread for Students

breaded

breading

  1. :  to cover with bread crumbs





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