Reproduce - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːprəˈduːs|  American pronunciation of the word reproduce
Brit.  |riːprəˈdjuːs|  British pronunciation of the word reproduce

verb

- make a copy or equivalent of

reproduce the painting

- have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant(syn: multiply, procreate)

These bacteria 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

- repeat after memorization (syn: regurgitate)

Examples

The concert will be reproduced on compact disc.

Sound effects can reproduce the sound of thunder.

They haven't been able to reproduce the results of the first experiment.

Salmon return to the stream to reproduce offspring.

The virus is able to reproduce itself very rapidly.

New bushes can be reproduced from roots taken from the parent plant.

The map has been reproduced from an original drawing.

The turtles return to the coast to reproduce.

Klimt's artwork is reproduced in this exquisite book.

British scientists have so far been unable to reproduce these results.

With a good set of speakers, you can reproduce the orchestra's sound in your own home.

These novels enable us to reproduce the parson of the time with ease.

These bacteria reproduce

this DVD player reproduces the sound of the piano very well

He reproduced the feeling of sadness in the portrait

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: reproduce
he/she/it: reproduces
present participle: reproducing
past tense: reproduced
past participle: reproduced
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