Definition of Procreate

1. Verb. Have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant. "The Bible tells people to procreate"

Exact synonyms: Multiply, Reproduce
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Specialized synonyms: Propagate, Fructify, Set, Breed, Multiply, Brood, Cover, Hatch, Incubate
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Derivative terms: Multiplication, Procreation, Procreative, Reproduction, Reproduction, Reproductive



Definition of Procreate

1. v. t. To generate and produce; to beget; to engender.

Definition of Procreate

1. Verb. (transitive) To beget or conceive (offspring). ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To originate, create or produce something. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To reproduce. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Procreate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Procreate

proconsulships
proconvertases
proconvertin
procrastinate
procrastinated
procrastinates
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procrastination
procrastinations
procrastinative
procrastinator
procrastinators
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procreant
procreants
procreate (current term)
procreated
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procreations
procreative
procreativeness
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procrustean
procrustean bed
procrustean beds
procrusteanize
procrusteanized

Literary usage of Procreate

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1. Reports of Cases Decided in the House of Lords, Upon Appeal from Scotland by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, John Craigie, John Shaw Stewart, Thomas S. Paton (1854)
"female to bo procreate of her body ; which failing, the TBE BoN. i. .. heirs femaie to be procreated betwixt mo and tho said ..."

2. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle (1914)
"Ability to procreate is not the test; it Is enough if the parties are able to have sexual intercourse ; Powell v. Powell, 18 Kan. 371, 26 Am. Rep. ..."

3. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1847)
"A like sum is provided, " to the eldest son procreate or to be procreate of the body of the said Margaret Leith, my third daughter ;" " and ray said heir of ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Damages for Personal Injuries; Embracing a by Archibald Robinson Watson (1901)
"Loss of Power to procreate.—Where the loss of power to procreate is a proximate consequence of the injuries complained of, there may be a recovery in ..."

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