English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'reproduce'

(verb) 
Definition
to make a copy or representation of
The effect has proved hard to reproduce.
Synonyms
copy
We all tend to copy people we admire.
coquettish gestures which she had copied from actresses in soap operas
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recreate
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replicate
He was not able to replicate this experiment.
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duplicate
Scientists hope the work done can be duplicated elswhere.
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represent
The cartoonist represents him as an old man in a dressing gown.
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mirror
His own shock was mirrored in her face.
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echo
Many phrases in the last chapter echo earlier passages.
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parallel
His achievements have never been paralleled.
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imitate
a precedent which may be imitated by other activists
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emulate
I never tried to emulate my father.
(verb) 
Definition
to make a copy or representation of
permission to reproduce this article
Synonyms
print
He produces corporate brochures and prints books.
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copy
She never participated in copying classified documents for anyone.
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duplicate
He was duplicating some articles.
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photocopy
She photocopied the cheque before cashing it.
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transcribe
Every telephone call will be recorded and transcribed.
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xerox
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make a copy of
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photostat
(verb) 
Definition
to produce offspring
The animals were unable to reproduce when the vitamin was missing from their diet.
Synonyms
breed
Frogs will usually breed in any convenient pond.
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produce young
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bear young
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procreate (formal)
Most people feel a biological need to procreate.
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multiply
These creatures can multiply quickly.
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spawn
His novels spawned both movies and television shows.
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propagate
Tomatoes rot in order to transmit their seed and propagate the species.
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proliferate
Courses in creative writing have proliferated in recent years.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of duplicate
Definition
to do again (something that has already been done)
Scientists hope the work done can be duplicated elswhere.
Synonyms
in the sense of duplicate
Definition
to make an exact copy of
He was duplicating some articles.
Synonyms
Xerox (old-fashioned),
Photostat (old-fashioned)
in the sense of echo
Definition
(of people) to repeat or imitate (what someone else has said)
Many phrases in the last chapter echo earlier passages.

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