Translation of "breed" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /briːd/ us /brid/

a type of dog, sheep, pig, etc.

a rare breed of cattle
verb uk /briːd/ us /brid/ past tense and past participle bred

to keep animals in order to produce baby animals


If animals breed, they produce babies.


(Translation of “breed” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /briːd/ (past tense, past participle bred /bred/)

to produce young

criar, reproducirse
Rabbits breed and grow quickly.

to keep animals for the purpose of breeding young

I breed dogs and sell them as pets.
bred /bred/ adjective

(often as part of a word)

(of people) brought up in a certain way or place

educado; criado
I’m American born and bred.

(of animals) brought up or reared in a certain way

de raza
a pure-bred dog.
breeding noun

education and training; good manners

educación, modales
a man of good breeding.

(Translation of “breed” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)