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Definition of "reproduce" []

  • To produce a counterpart, image, or copy of. (verb-transitive)
  • Biology To generate (offspring) by sexual or asexual means. (verb-transitive)
  • To produce again or anew; re-create. (verb-transitive)
  • To bring (a memory, for example) to mind again; recall. (verb-transitive)
  • To generate offspring. (verb-intransitive)

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 "reproduce" in a sentence
  • "It asserts that a woman's capacity to reproduce is to be subject not to her control, but to that of the state."
  • "Helping the colony reproduce is a greater evolutionary success."
  • "This valuable piece I reproduce from the Peter Hitchens in the Mail on Sunday (here)."