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Meaning of reproduce by Wiktionary Dictionary



    • ( US ) IPA: /ˌɹi.pɹoʊˈdus/


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Explanation of reproduce by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant

    2. repeat after memorization

    3. make a copy or equivalent of

    4. reproduce the painting
    5. recreate a sound, image, idea, mood, atmosphere, etc .

    6. this DVD player reproduces the sound of the piano very well
      He reproduced the feeling of sadness in the portrait

    Definition of reproduce by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Reproduce ( r?pr?-d?s ), v. t. To produce again. Especially: To bring forward again; as, “to reproduce a witness; to reproduce charges; to reproduce a play”. To cause to exist again.

      Those colors are unchangeable, and whenever all those rays with those their colors are mixed again they reproduce the same white light as before. Sir I. Newton.

      To produce again, by generation or the like; to cause the existence of ( something of the same class, kind, or nature as another thing ); to generate or beget, as offspring; as, “to reproduce a rose; some animals are reproduced by gemmation”. To make an image or other representation of; to portray; to cause to exist in the memory or imagination; to make a copy of; as, “to reproduce a person's features in marble, or on canvas; to reproduce a design”.