Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Dictionary Suite
Display options



ri pr dus
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Word Combinations (verb), Word Explorer
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reproduces, reproducing, reproduced
definition 1: to make a copy or duplicate of.
The furniture maker reproduced a chair made hundreds of years ago.
similar words:
copy, duplicate, imitate, manifold, mirror, replicate
definition 2: to produce again.
Can you reproduce that sound you just made?
similar words:
duplicate, regenerate
definition 3: to create (new plants or animals of the same kind) by means of a sexual or an asexual process.
similar words:
engender, propagate
definition 4: to have a mental image of, or to bring to mind again.
similar words:
image, imagine
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to go through a process of copying, duplication, or reproduction.
This design will reproduce well.
similar words:
copy, replicate
definition 2: to create offspring.
Turtles reproduce by laying eggs.
similar words:
breed, increase, multiply, procreate, propagate
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: reproducible (adj.), reproducer (n.), reproducibility (n.)
Word Explorer
some activities associated with reproducing