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bread

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noun \ˈbred\

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. 3a :  livelihood earns his bread as a laborerb slang :  money

bready

play \ˈbre-dē\ adjective

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


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bread

verb

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.

First Known Use of bread

1629



BREAD Defined for English Language Learners

bread

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noun

Definition of bread for English Language Learners

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

bread

verb

Definition of bread for English Language Learners

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


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

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breading

  1. :  to cover with bread crumbs



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