verb (used with object), reproduced, reproducing.
to make a copy, representation, duplicate, or close imitation of:
to reproduce a picture.
to produce again or anew by natural process:
to reproduce a severed branch.
Biology. to produce one or more other individuals of (a given kind of organism) by some process of generation or propagation, sexual or asexual.
to cause or foster the reproduction of (organisms).
to produce, form, make, or bring about again or anew in any manner.
to recall to the mind or have a mental image of (a past incident, scene, etc.), as by the aid of memory or imagination.
to produce again, as a play produced at an earlier time.
verb (used without object), reproduced, reproducing.
to reproduce its kind, as an organism; propagate; bear offspring.
to turn out in a given manner when copied:
This picture will reproduce well.
verb (mainly transitive)
to make a copy, representation, or imitation of; duplicate
(also intransitive) (biology) to undergo or cause to undergo a process of reproduction
to produce or exhibit again
to bring back into existence again; re-create
to bring before the mind again (a scene, event, etc) through memory or imagination
(intransitive) to come out (well, badly, etc), when copied
to replace (damaged parts or organs) by a process of natural growth; regenerate
to cause (a sound or television recording) to be heard or seen
reproduce re·pro·duce (rē’prə-dōōs’, -dyōōs’)
v. re·pro·duced, re·pro·duc·ing, re·pro·duc·es
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.
[ree-pruh-duhk-shuh n] /ˌri prəˈdʌk ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of reproducing. 2. the state of being reproduced. 3. something made by reproducing an original; copy; duplicate: a photographic reproduction; a reproduction of a Roman vase. 4. Biology. the natural process among organisms by which new individuals are generated and the species perpetuated. reproduction […]
noun, Printing. 1. repro proof. reproduction proof noun 1. (printing) a proof of very good quality used for photographic reproduction to make a printing plate Sometimes shortened to repro, repro proof
[ree-pruh-duhk-tiv] /ˌri prəˈdʌk tɪv/ adjective 1. serving to reproduce. 2. concerned with or pertaining to reproduction: a reproductive process; reproductive organs. noun 3. Entomology. a sexually mature male or female termite; a member of the reproductive caste. reproductive /ˌriːprəˈdʌktɪv/ adjective 1. of, relating to, characteristic of, or taking part in reproduction reproductive re·pro·duc·tive (rē’prə-dŭk’tĭv) adj. […]
noun 1. gamete. reproductive cell (rē’prə-dŭk’tĭv) See gamete.