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Meaning of REPRODUCE

Pronunciation:  `reepru'doos

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  have offspring or young; "The deer in our neighborhood reproduce madly"; "The Catholic Church tells people to procreate, no matter what their economic situation may be"
  2. [v]  repeat after memorization; "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"
  3. [v]  make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
  4. [v]  recreate an idea, mood, atmosphere, etc. as by artistic means; "He reproduced the feeling of sadness in the portrait"
 

REPRODUCE is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: multiply, procreate, regurgitate
 
 See Also: breed, brood, catch, copy, cover, create, create, double, duplicate, echo, fingerprint, fructify, get, hatch, imitate, incubate, make, make, photocopy, play back, print, produce, propagate, quadruplicate, re-create, reduplicate, reissue, repeat, repeat, replay, replicate, reprint, run off, set, simulate, triplicate, xerox

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re`pro*duce"\ (r?`pr?-d?s"), v. t.
To produce again. Especially:
(a) To bring forward again; as, to reproduce a witness; to
    reproduce charges; to reproduce a play.
(b) To cause to exist again.

          Those colors are unchangeable, and whenever all
          those rays with those their colors are mixed again
          they reproduce the same white light as before.
                                               --Sir I.
                                               Newton.
(c) To produce again, by generation or the like; to cause the
    existence of (something of the same class, kind, or
    nature as another thing); to generate or beget, as
    offspring; as, to reproduce a rose; some animals are
    reproduced by gemmation.
(d) To make an image or other representation of; to portray;
    to cause to exist in the memory or imagination; to make a
    copy of; as, to reproduce a person's features in marble,
    or on canvas; to reproduce a design.

 

 

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