1) v. t. - To produce as offspring; to bring forth; to bear; to procreate; to generate; to beget; to hatch.
2) v. t. - To take care of in infancy, and through the age of youth; to bring up; to nurse and foster.
3) v. t. - To educate; to instruct; to form by education; to train; -- sometimes followed by up.
4) v. t. - To engender; to cause; to occasion; to originate; to produce; as, to breed a storm; to breed disease.
5) v. t. - To give birth to; to be the native place of; as, a pond breeds fish; a northern country breeds stout men.
6) v. t. - To raise, as any kind of stock.
7) v. t. - To produce or obtain by any natural process.
8) v. i. - To bear and nourish young; to reproduce or multiply itself; to be pregnant.
9) v. i. - To be formed in the parent or dam; to be generated, or to grow, as young before birth.
10) v. i. - To have birth; to be produced or multiplied.
11) v. i. - To raise a breed; to get progeny.
12) n. - A race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics by inheritance.
13) n. - Class; sort; kind; -- of men, things, or qualities.
14) n. - A number produced at once; a brood.
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