verb (used with object), pro·cre·at·ed, pro·cre·at·ing.
verb (used without object), pro·cre·at·ed, pro·cre·at·ing.
- procrastination is the thief of time,
- procrustean bed,
Origin of procreate
Examples from the Web for procreate
And no amount of married same-sexers can remotely be seen as threatening to those heteros who do wish to procreate.
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|DAILY BEAST
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.
He laughed at people who said that a castrato could not procreate.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
They have descendants, of that there is no room for doubt; they procreate though there are no males in their time.Bramble-bees and Others|J. Henri Fabre
As Braunitsch had put it so succinctly, "Even the lowest worm can procreate itself—unfortunately."
They will obey and procreate, though the heavens roll up as a scroll and all things come to judgment.The Kempton-Wace Letters|Jack London
When Adam saw (through the Spirit) that his posterity would be condemned to Gehenna, he disobeyed the precept to procreate.
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.