verb (used with object), pro·cre·at·ed, pro·cre·at·ing.
verb (used without object), pro·cre·at·ed, pro·cre·at·ing.
Origin of procreate
Related Words for procreatespawn, proliferate, originate, impregnate, parent, engender, sire, create, breed, father, generate, mother, produce, propagate, conceive, hatch, multiply, get, beget, make
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Contemporary Examples of procreate
And no amount of married same-sexers can remotely be seen as threatening to those heteros who do wish to procreate.What if the Court Punts?
March 26, 2013
Worn down by the rigors of slavery, the men lost their desire to procreate.Will Lapid And Bennett Free Israel's "Chained Women"?
Tova Hartman, Charlie Buckholtz
March 25, 2013
We had no strong desire to procreate, and no strong need to avoid it.
Where your value is determined by your willingness to procreate.
I managed to let go of my fear, fall in love, and marry a man who was in no rush to procreate.A Daughter, Rediscovered on Facebook
Tré Miller Rodríguez
May 13, 2012
Historical Examples of procreate
He laughed at people who said that a castrato could not procreate.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
The mother does not procreate the son; she only bears and cherishes the awakened life.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
But in that case it is not necessary to procreate together (excuse my brutality).The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories
They must get food somehow, they must sleep and wake, they must procreate.Do Unto Others
The impulse to procreate the species is the most powerful expression of the "Will to Live."Woman under socialism
Word Origin for procreate
1530s, a back formation from procreation or else from Latin procreatus, past participle of procreare "to beget, bring forth" (see procreation). Related: Procreated; procreating.