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Procreate   /prˈoʊkriˈeɪt/   Listen
Procreate

verb
(past & past part. procreated; pres. part. procreating)
1.
Have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant.  Synonyms: multiply, reproduce.






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"Procreate" Quotes from Famous Books



... the natural impulses human beings are instinct with, along with that of eating and drinking, the sexual impulse is the strongest. The impulse to procreate the species is the most powerful expression of the "Will to Live." It is implanted most strongly in every normally developed human being. Upon maturity, its satisfaction is an actual necessity for man's ...
— Woman under socialism • August Bebel

... or to the active qualities, which consists in heat and cold and the nature of the matter under them—that is, the flowing of the menstruous blood. But now, the seed, say they, affords both force to procreate and to form the child, as well as matter for its generation; and in the menstruous blood there is both matter and force, for as the seed most helps the maternal principle, so also does the menstrual blood the potential seed, which is, says Galen, blood well concocted by ...
— The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher • Anonymous



Words linked to "Procreate" :   incubate, biology, cover, propagate, make, procreative, hatch, create, set, breed, procreation, fructify, multiply, brood, biological science



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