Definitions of breeding

  1. the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); "a woman of breeding and refinement" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The act or process of generating or bearing. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Nurture; education; formation of manners. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Deportment or behavior in the external offices and decorums of social life; manners; knowledge of, or training in, the ceremonies, or polite observances of society. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Descent; pedigree; extraction. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The process of producing, especially of producing young; the bringing up or training of the young; polite and courteous manners; good behavior; as, a person of good breeding. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Act of producing: education or manners. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Act of producing; nurture or training; manners. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. The production of offspring. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Nurture; training; manners. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. The act of generating or producing; the raising of a breed; birth; upbringing; manners. Good breeding, politeness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. Education; manners. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for breeding

  1. The female produces her first brood of young when she is ten days old, and goes on breeding at an average of three or four times a month. – Amateur Fish Culture by Charles Edward Walker
  2. He had the good looks which he shared with some of his horses, of extreme high breeding – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley