Word of the Day
The word "breed" refers to a species of animal, or it’s the act of bringing together the male and female of a species for the purpose of producing offspring (babies).
Plants and animals are bred in order to produce some desirable quality. Cows, for example, might be bred for their milk.
When "breed" is used as a verb, it’s important to learn how it changes because it’s irregular.
Dog have been bred over hundreds of years to produce animals that possess special qualities:
While it may be possible to use the word "breed" to describe human beings, many people find it distasteful. To say that people are breeding somehow equates them with animals; however, there are some instances when the word "breed" would be acceptable in describing a person:
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June 11, 2013