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English noun: reproduction

1. reproduction (process) the process of generating offspring

Broader (hypernym)biological process, organic process

Narrower (hyponym)agamogenesis, amphimixis, asexual reproduction, sexual reproduction

Part holonymbirth, birthing, giving birth, parturition

Domain categorybiological science, biology

2. reproduction (cognition) recall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall

Synonymsreproductive memory

Broader (hypernym)recall, recollection, reminiscence

3. reproduction (artifact) copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

Synonymsreplica, replication

Broader (hypernym)copy

Narrower (hyponym)toy

4. reproduction (act) the act of making copies

SamplesGutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient.


Broader (hypernym)copying

Narrower (hyponym)scanning, sound reproduction

5. reproduction (act) the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

Synonymsbreeding, facts of life, procreation

Broader (hypernym)sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice

Narrower (hyponym)crossbreeding, generation, interbreeding, miscegenation, multiplication, propagation

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