Definitions For Breed


  • A special type
  • A special variety of domesticated animals within a species
  • A particular kind of dog, cat, horse, etc. : a kind of animal that has been produced by breeding
  • A kind of person


  • Have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
  • Cause to procreate (animals)
  • Copulate with a female, used especially of horses
  • Call forth
  • To keep and take care of animals or plants in order to produce more animals or plants of a particular kind
  • To produce young animals, birds, etc. : to produce offspring by sexual reproduction
  • To take care of and teach (a child who is growing up)

Is Breed a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Breed is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Breed in a Sentence

  • He got into the business of breeding cattle.
  • The plants are bred to resist disease and drought.
  • She believes that we are breeding a generation of children who know nothing about the history of their country.
  • The collie is a working breed.
  • A new breed of athlete

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