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Definition of "procreative" [pro•cre•a•tive]

  • Capable of reproducing; generative. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to procreation: the procreative instinct. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "procreative" in a sentence
  • "TOB only discusses the unitive aspect of Christian marriage, not the procreative, which is the primary end of marriage."
  • "Accusing the Church of focusing only on the procreative is a typically ignorant move."
  • "In middle life, or what might be called the procreative period of man, when the corona would seem to require all its excitability or sensitiveness, seems to be the very season in life when the glans is most apt to remain uncovered; so that nature and this hypothetical idea of the use of the prepuce are evidently at variance."