reproduce

[ ree-pruh-doos, -dyoos ]
/ ˌri prəˈdus, -ˈdyus /

verb (used with object), re·pro·duced, re·pro·duc·ing.

verb (used without object), re·pro·duced, re·pro·duc·ing.

to reproduce its kind, as an organism; propagate; bear offspring.
to turn out in a given manner when copied: This picture will reproduce well.

Origin of reproduce

First recorded in 1605–15; re- + produce

SYNONYMS FOR reproduce

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British Dictionary definitions for reproducer (1 of 2)

reproducer

/ (ˌriːprəˈdjuːsə) /

noun

a person or thing that makes reproductions
a complete sound reproduction system
another name for loudspeaker

British Dictionary definitions for reproducer (2 of 2)

reproduce

/ (ˌriːprəˈdjuːs) /

verb (mainly tr)

Derived Forms

reproducible, adjectivereproducibly, adverbreproducibility, noun
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Medicine definitions for reproducer

reproduce

[ rē′prə-dōōs, -dyōōs′ ]

v.

To produce a counterpart, an image, or a copy of something.
To bring something to mind again.
To generate offspring by sexual or asexual means.
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