Raising vs Breeding - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between raising and breeding

is that raising is while breeding is .

As nouns the difference between raising and breeding

is that raising is elevation while breeding is the process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.

As an adjective breeding is

of, relating to or used for breeding.

raising

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Elevation.
  • Nurturing; cultivation; providing sustenance and protection for a living thing from conception to maturity
  • Recruitment.
  • Collection or gathering, especially of money.
  • (US) The operation or work of setting up the frame of a building.
  • to help at a raising
  • The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning.
  • Anagrams

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    breeding

    Noun

    (-)
  • The process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= David Van Tassel], [http://www.americanscientist.org/authors/detail/lee-dehaan Lee DeHaan
  • , title= Wild Plants to the Rescue , volume=101, issue=3, page=222, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Plant breeding is always a numbers game.
  • The act of insemination by natural or artificial means.
  • The act of copulation in animals.
  • The good manners regarded as characteristic of the aristocracy and conferred by heredity.
  • Nurture; education; formation of manners.
  • * Shakespeare
  • She had her breeding at my father's charge.
  • Descent; pedigree; extraction.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Honest gentlemen, I know not your breeding .
  • (gay slang) Ejaculation inside the rectum during bareback anal sex, usually applied to gay pornography.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Of, relating to or used for breeding.
  • Your toothbrush is a breeding ground for bacteria.

    Derived terms

    * breeding ground

    Verb

    (head)
  • Through genetic manipulation and harsh training, I am breeding a species of super-dogs to take over the world.

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