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breed

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a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common

  • some people say that honest politicians are a rare breed
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breed

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1 to bring forth offspring

  • rabbits will breed very frequently unless they're kept separated
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2 to bring to maturity through care and education

  • he was bred to a life in the military by his father, himself an army captain
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3 to be the cause of (a situation, action, or state of mind)

  • this habit of favoring one employee over the others will breed resentment
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bring forth, give rise to

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4 to engage in sexual intercourse

  • cats breeding outside our window made a horrible racket last night
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do it, have sex

5 to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set

  • parents who breed in their children a deep respect for people of all classes
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