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procreate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals, Birth
procreatepro‧cre‧ate /ˈprəʊkrieɪt $ ˈproʊ-/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  formalHBAMB to produce children or baby animals syn reproduceprocreation /ˌprəʊkriˈeɪʃən $ ˌproʊ-/ noun [uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
procreateLivings together will happen in abundance, of course; but marriage will be another matter: marriage will imply intent to procreate.To build is as natural as to procreate.Witnesses testified that 98 percent of couples applying for marriage licenses intend to procreate.Some of these would be the firstborn spawn of hybrids, human in looks yet able to procreate a purestrain Stealer.Their function was to work, to procreate and to give place to the next generation; while the sprawling capital endured.Pauline candidly admits that some of the ancestors he cannibalized to procreate these monsters were stolen.
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Verb table
procreate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyprocreate
he, she, itprocreates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyprocreated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave procreated
he, she, ithas procreated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad procreated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill procreate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have procreated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam procreating
he, she, itis procreating
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you, we, theyare procreating
Past
I, he, she, itwas procreating
you, we, theywere procreating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been procreating
he, she, ithas been procreating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been procreating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be procreating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been procreating
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