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procreate

pro·cre·ate

procreate

 
pronunciation:
pro kri eIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: procreated, procreates, procreating
definition 1: to beget or give life to (offspring).
synonyms:
bear, beget, conceive, engender, propagate
similar words:
breed, deliver, father, generate, mother, reproduce, sire, spawn
definition 2: to create or produce.
synonyms:
beget, create, engender, generate, mother, produce
similar words:
bear, breed, conceive, effect, father, occasion, spawn
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to beget young; reproduce.
synonyms:
breed, propagate, reproduce
similar words:
bear, conceive, deliver, increase, multiply, proliferate, spawn
derivations: procreative (adj.), procreation (n.), procreativeness (n.), procreator (n.)