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
Examples from the Web for procreative
Julian Suvalescu, professor of practical ethics at Oxford, has advocated a position he calls “procreative beneficence.”
They're supposed to be within marriage, for purposes that are, yes, conjugal... but also procreative.Santorum’s ‘Satan’ Comments & More of His Outlandish Statements|The Daily Beast|February 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sex, he said, is “supposed to be for purposes that are yes, conjugal and unitive, but also procreative.”Rick Santorum’s Idea of Freedom: Enforcing Catholic Sexual Morality|Michelle Goldberg|January 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They reverenced the procreative power of nature under the name of Dagon.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
That again produceth a third act, fashionative of another member; which third bringing forth a fourth, procreative of another act.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
To those who understand love there will be no cause of surprise in these procreative explosions.The Truth About Woman|C. Gasquoine Hartley
We shall see later on that the procreative instinct often plays an important role in our present civilization.The Sexual Question|August Forel
Lothaire was said to have lost his procreative power completely, owing to infernal artifices of his concubine, Waldrada.Superstition in Medicine|Hugo Magnus