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re·pro·duce

 (rē′prə-do͞os′, -dyo͞os′)
v. re·pro·duced, re·pro·duc·ing, re·pro·duc·es
v.tr.
1. To produce again or anew; re-create: The lab failed to reproduce their original results. The movie reproduces life in the 1950s.
2. To produce a copy, imitation, or representation of: reproduce the sounds of a live concert in a recording.
3. To generate (offspring) by sexual or asexual means.
4. To bring (an event in one's memory, for example) to mind again; recall.
v.intr.
1. To generate offspring.
2. To undergo copying: graphics that reproduce well.

re′pro·duc′er n.
re′pro·duc′i·bil′i·ty n.
re′pro·duc′i·ble adj.

reproduce

(ˌriːprəˈdjuːs)
vb (mainly tr)
1. to make a copy, representation, or imitation of; duplicate
2. (Biology) (also intr) biology to undergo or cause to undergo a process of reproduction
3. to produce or exhibit again
4. to bring back into existence again; re-create
5. to bring before the mind again (a scene, event, etc) through memory or imagination
6. (intr) to come out (well, badly, etc), when copied
7. (Biology) to replace (damaged parts or organs) by a process of natural growth; regenerate
8. (Electronics) to cause (a sound or television recording) to be heard or seen
ˌreproˈducible adj
ˌreproˈducibly adv
ˌreproˌduciˈbility n

re•pro•duce

(ˌri prəˈdus, -ˈdyus)

v. -duced, -duc•ing. v.t.
1. to make a copy or close imitation of; duplicate.
2. to produce again or anew by natural process.
3. to produce one or more other individuals of (a given kind of organism) by some process of generation or propagation, sexual or asexual.
4. to cause or foster the reproduction of (organisms).
5. to produce, form, or bring about again or anew in any manner.
6. to recall to the mind (a past incident), as by the aid of memory or imagination.
7. to produce again (a play produced previously).
v.i.
8. to reproduce one's kind, as an organism; propagate; bear offspring.
9. to turn out in a given manner when copied.
[1605–15; compare French reproduire]
re`pro•duc′er, n.
re`pro•duc′i•ble, adj.
re`pro•duc`i•bil′i•ty, n.

reproduce


Past participle: reproduced
Gerund: reproducing

Imperative
reproduce
reproduce
Present
I reproduce
you reproduce
he/she/it reproduces
we reproduce
you reproduce
they reproduce
Preterite
I reproduced
you reproduced
he/she/it reproduced
we reproduced
you reproduced
they reproduced
Present Continuous
I am reproducing
you are reproducing
he/she/it is reproducing
we are reproducing
you are reproducing
they are reproducing
Present Perfect
I have reproduced
you have reproduced
he/she/it has reproduced
we have reproduced
you have reproduced
they have reproduced
Past Continuous
I was reproducing
you were reproducing
he/she/it was reproducing
we were reproducing
you were reproducing
they were reproducing
Past Perfect
I had reproduced
you had reproduced
he/she/it had reproduced
we had reproduced
you had reproduced
they had reproduced
Future
I will reproduce
you will reproduce
he/she/it will reproduce
we will reproduce
you will reproduce
they will reproduce
Future Perfect
I will have reproduced
you will have reproduced
he/she/it will have reproduced
we will have reproduced
you will have reproduced
they will have reproduced
Future Continuous
I will be reproducing
you will be reproducing
he/she/it will be reproducing
we will be reproducing
you will be reproducing
they will be reproducing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reproducing
you have been reproducing
he/she/it has been reproducing
we have been reproducing
you have been reproducing
they have been reproducing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reproducing
you will have been reproducing
he/she/it will have been reproducing
we will have been reproducing
you will have been reproducing
they will have been reproducing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reproducing
you had been reproducing
he/she/it had been reproducing
we had been reproducing
you had been reproducing
they had been reproducing
Conditional
I would reproduce
you would reproduce
he/she/it would reproduce
we would reproduce
you would reproduce
they would reproduce
Past Conditional
I would have reproduced
you would have reproduced
he/she/it would have reproduced
we would have reproduced
you would have reproduced
they would have reproduced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate, double - make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
duplicate - make a duplicate or duplicates of; "Could you please duplicate this letter for me?"
triplicate - reproduce threefold; "triplicate the letter for the committee"
quadruplicate - reproduce fourfold; "quadruplicate the bill"
reissue, reprint - print anew; "They never reprinted the famous treatise"
photocopy, xerox, run off - reproduce by xerography
play back, replay - reproduce (a recording) on a recorder; "The lawyers played back the conversation to show that their client was innocent"
imitate, simulate, copy - reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
fingerprint - take an impression of a person's fingerprints
print - make into a print; "print the negative"
2.reproduce - have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant; "The Bible tells people to procreate"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
propagate - multiply sexually or asexually
fructify, set - bear fruit; "the apple trees fructify"
multiply, breed - have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms); "pandas rarely breed in captivity"; "These bacteria reproduce"
incubate, hatch, brood, cover - sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
3.reproduce - recreate a sound, image, idea, mood, atmosphere, etc.; "this DVD player reproduces the sound of the piano very well"; "He reproduced the feeling of sadness in the portrait"
beaux arts, fine arts - the study and creation of visual works of art
re-create - form anew in the imagination; recollect and re-form in the mind; "His mind re-creates the entire world"
catch, get - apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood just right in her photographs"
4.reproduce - repeat after memorization; "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"
echo, repeat - to say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of their leaders"

reproduce

verb
1. copy, recreate, replicate, duplicate, match, represent, mirror, echo, parallel, imitate, emulate The effect has proved hard to reproduce.
2. print, copy, duplicate, photocopy, transcribe, xerox, make a copy of, photostat permission to reproduce this article
3. (Biology) breed, produce young, bear young, procreate, generate, multiply, spawn, propagate, proliferate Women are defined by their ability to reproduce.

reproduce

verb
1. To make a copy of:
2. To produce sexually or asexually others of one's kind:
Translations
يَتَوالَد، يَتَناسَليَنْسَخ، يَنْقُل ، يَسْتَخْرِج نُسْخَه
množit sereprodukovatrozmnožit
formere siggengivegenskabe
להתרבות
reprodukál
æxlastgera eftirmynd af, endurskapa
dauginimosi
atjaunotatveidotuzburtvairoties
napraviti kopijorazmnoževati se
kopyasını yapmaktaklit etmeküremekyavrulamak

reproduce

[ˌriːprəˈdjuːs]
A. VTreproducir
B. VI (Bio) → reproducirse

reproduce

[ˌriːprəˈdjuːs]
vt
(= make a copy of) [+ article, letter, photograph] → reproduire
(= imitate) → reproduire
vi [animal, plant, human] → se reproduire

reproduce

vt
(= copy)wiedergeben; (mechanically, electronically) → reproduzieren; (Typ) → abdrucken
(Biol) to reproduce its kindsich or seine Art fortpflanzen
(Theat) playneu inszenieren
vi
(Biol) → sich fortpflanzen or vermehren
(Typ) this picture won’t reproduce welldieses Bild lässt sich nicht gut reproduzieren

reproduce

[ˌriːprəˈdjuːs]
1. vtriprodurre
2. viriprodursi

reproduce

(riːprəˈdjuːs) verb
1. to make or produce a copy of; to make or produce again. Good as the film is, it fails to reproduce the atmosphere of the book; A record-player reproduces the sound which has been recorded on a record.
2. (of humans, animals and plants) to produce (young, seeds etc). How do fish reproduce?
ˌreproˈduction (-ˈdak-) noun
1. the act or process of reproducing. He is studying reproduction in rabbits.
2. a copy (of a work of art etc). These paintings are all reproductions.
ˌreproˈductive (-ˈdaktiv) adjective
of or for reproduction. the reproductive organs of a rabbit.

reproduce

vt. reproducir; reproducirse.

reproduce

vt, vi reproducir(se)
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His humour, as will be seen if I have in any way succeeded in reproducing the manner of his conversation, was sardonic.
He saw in imagination two iron discs, or ear-drums, far apart and connected by an electrified wire, catching the vibrations of sound at one end, and reproducing them at the other.
So saying, he pointed to the little goat, who, on seeing Charmolue gesticulating, had, in point of fact, thought it appropriate to do the same, and had seated himself on his haunches, reproducing to the best of his ability, with his forepaws and his bearded head the pathetic pantomine of the king's procurator in the ecclesiastical court.
Here we have all the labor and materials for reproducing anything that ever has been produced above--what we lack is knowledge.
The research team showed that, unlike other species, the yeast Schizosaccheromyces pombe is immune to ageing when reproducing under favourable growth conditions.
Finding a service that specializes in reproducing car remotes in Omaha at an affordable price has been a challenge for many vehicle owners.
Herpes viruses change acyclovir to a form that prevents them from reproducing.
Under this approach, an estimate is made of the current cost of reproducing the historic structure on the site, deducting for any lost value through diminished utility or depreciation.
This disruption in your powers of perception--complicating where the "you" begins and ends--is the current underlying much of Eliasson's work, which not only draws on artistic practices developed in the '60s and '70s by such artists as Turrell and Robert Irwin, but also on recent innovations in cognitive science and technologies for measuring and reproducing the color and strength of light.
For instance, black rockfish usually begin reproducing at about age 6.
However, we passionately share his belief that the secret of life lies in reproducing great experiences.
The experiment suggests the skill difference between a master reader who can easily reproduce the 16 letters of "the cat is on the mat" and a beginning reader who has trouble reproducing the same letters: t-h-e-c-a-t-i-s-o-n-t-h-e-m-a-t.