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Breed vs. Nurture

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Breedverb

To produce offspring sexually; to bear young.

Nurturenoun

The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care

Breedverb

(transitive) To give birth to; to be the native place of.

‘a pond breeds fish; a northern country breeds stout men’;

Nurturenoun

That which nourishes; food; diet.

Breedverb

Of animals, to mate.

Nurturenoun

The environmental influences that contribute to the development of an individual (as opposed to "nature").

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Breedverb

To keep animals and have them reproduce in a way that improves the next generation’s qualities.

Nurtureverb

To nourish or nurse.

Breedverb

To arrange the mating of specific animals.

‘She wanted to breed her cow to the neighbor's registered bull.’;

Nurtureverb

To encourage, especially the growth or development of something.

Breedverb

To propagate or grow plants trying to give them certain qualities.

‘He tries to breed blue roses.’;

Nurturenoun

The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.

‘A man neither by nature nor by nurture wise.’;

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Breedverb

To take care of in infancy and through childhood; to bring up.

Nurturenoun

That which nourishes; food; diet.

Breedverb

To yield or result in.

‘disaster breeds famine;’; ‘familiarity breeds contempt’;

Nurtureverb

To feed; to nourish.

Breedverb

To be formed in the parent or dam; to be generated, or to grow, like young before birth.

Nurtureverb

To educate; to bring or train up.

‘He was nurtured where he had been born.’;

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Breedverb

(sometimes as breed up) To educate; to instruct; to bring up

Nurturenoun

the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

Breedverb

To produce or obtain by any natural process.

Nurturenoun

raising someone to be an accepted member of the community;

‘they debated whether nature or nurture was more important’;

Breedverb

(intransitive) To have birth; to be produced, developed or multiplied.

Nurtureverb

help develop, help grow;

‘nurture his talents’;

Breedverb

(transitive) to ejaculate inside someone's ass

Nurtureverb

bring up;

‘raise a family’; ‘bring up children’;

Breednoun

All animals or plants of the same species or subspecies.

‘a breed of tulip’; ‘a breed of animal’;

Nurtureverb

provide with nourishment;

‘We sustained ourselves on bread and water’; ‘This kind of food is not nourishing for young children’;

Breednoun

A race or lineage; offspring or issue.

Breednoun

(informal) A group of people with shared characteristics.

‘People who were taught classical Greek and Latin at school are a dying breed.’;

Breedverb

To produce as offspring; to bring forth; to bear; to procreate; to generate; to beget; to hatch.

‘Yet every mother breeds not sons alike.’; ‘If the sun breed maggots in a dead dog.’;

Breedverb

To take care of in infancy, and through the age of youth; to bring up; to nurse and foster.

‘To bring thee forth with pain, with care to breed.’; ‘Born and bred on the verge of the wilderness.’;

Breedverb

To educate; to instruct; to form by education; to train; - sometimes followed by up.

‘But no care was taken to breed him a Protestant.’; ‘His farm may not remove his children too far from him, or the trade he breeds them up in.’;

Breedverb

To engender; to cause; to occasion; to originate; to produce; as, to breed a storm; to breed disease.

‘Lest the placeAnd my quaint habits breed astonishment.’;

Breedverb

To give birth to; to be the native place of; as, a pond breeds fish; a northern country breeds stout men.

Breedverb

To raise, as any kind of stock.

Breedverb

To produce or obtain by any natural process.

‘Children would breed their teeth with less danger.’;

Breedverb

To bear and nourish young; to reproduce or multiply itself; to be pregnant.

‘That they breed abundantly in the earth.’; ‘The mother had never bred before.’; ‘Ant. Is your gold and silver ewes and rams?Shy. I can not tell. I make it breed as fast.’;

Breedverb

To be formed in the parent or dam; to be generated, or to grow, as young before birth.

Breedverb

To have birth; to be produced or multiplied.

‘Heavens rain graceOn that which breeds between them.’;

Breedverb

To raise a breed; to get progeny.

‘The kind of animal which you wish to breed from.’;

Breednoun

A race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics by inheritance.

‘Twice fifteen thousand hearts of England's breed.’; ‘Greyhounds of the best breed.’;

Breednoun

Class; sort; kind; - of men, things, or qualities.

‘Are these the breed of wits so wondered at?’; ‘This courtesy is not of the right breed.’;

Breednoun

A number produced at once; a brood.

Breednoun

a special lineage;

‘a breed of Americans’;

Breednoun

a special variety of domesticated animals within a species;

‘he experimented on a particular breed of white rats’; ‘he created a new strain of sheep’;

Breednoun

half-caste offspring of parents of different races (especially of white and Indian parents)

Breednoun

a lineage or race of people

Breedverb

call forth

Breedverb

copulate with a female, used especially of horses;

‘The horse covers the mare’;

Breedverb

of plants or animals;

‘She breeds dogs’;

Breedverb

have young (animals);

‘pandas rarely breed in captivity’;

Breed

A breed is a specific group of domestic animals having homogeneous appearance (phenotype), homogeneous behavior, and/or other characteristics that distinguish it from other organisms of the same species. In literature, there exist several slightly deviating definitions.

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