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Brood


In dictionary for phrase Brood was found total 11 words.

Pronunciation:

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brood děti n: [žert.]
brood dumat
brood hloubat v:
brood mláďata [zoo.]
brood nechat vylíhnout se
brood potomstvo n:
brood přemýšlet v:
brood sedět na vejcích v:
Brood Dostřel GB
Brood Notová osnova GB
Brood Chléb

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Brood

Definition:

BroodThe young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chickens.
BroodThe young from the same dam, whether produced at the same time or not; young children of the same mother, especially if nearly of the same age; offspring; progeny; as, a woman with a brood of children.
BroodThat which is bred or produced; breed; species.
BroodHeavy waste in tin and copper ores.
BroodSitting or inclined to sit on eggs.
BroodKept for breeding from; as, a brood mare; brood stock; having young; as, a brood sow.
BroodTo sit on and cover eggs, as a fowl, for the purpose of warming them and hatching the young; or to sit over and cover young, as a hen her chickens, in order to warm and protect them; hence, to sit quietly, as if brooding.
BroodTo have the mind dwell continuously or moodily on a subject; to think long and anxiously; to be in a state of gloomy, serious thought; -- usually followed by over or on; as, to brood over misfortunes.
BroodTo sit over, cover, and cherish; as, a hen broods her chickens.
BroodTo cherish with care.
BroodTo think anxiously or moodily upon.

Synonyms:

dwell on, dwell, grizzle, stew, incubate, cover, hatch, bulk large, loom, hover, pout, sulk,
animal group,

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Number of lists: 6
(noun) animal group (generic term)
(verb) dwell|worry (generic term)|care (generic term)|dwell on (related term)
(verb) hover|loom|bulk large|hang (generic term)
(verb) sulk|pout
(verb) grizzle|stew|sulk (generic term)|pout (generic term)|brood (generic term)
(verb) hatch|cover|incubate|reproduce (generic term)|procreate (generic term)|multiply (generic term)

Antonyms:

Nothing antonyms found for term: Brood

 Flag United states of America round flag English explanatory dictionary

n. & v. --n. 1 the young of an animal (esp. a bird) produced at one hatching or birth. 2 colloq. the children in a family. 3 a group of related things. 4 bee or wasp larvae. 5 (attrib.) kept for breeding (brood-mare). --v. 1 intr. (often foll. by on, over, etc.) worry or ponder (esp. resentfully). 2 a intr. sit as a hen on eggs to hatch them. b tr. sit on (eggs) to hatch them. 3 intr. (usu. foll. by over) (of silence, a storm, etc.) hang or hover closely. øøbroodingly adv. [OE brod f. Gmc],

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Merrian-Webster dictionary

Term Word class Description
brood verba : to dwell gloomily on a subject : WORRY b : to be in a state of depression
brood nouna group having a common nature or origin
brood adjectivekept for breeding

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