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interbreed

See definition of interbreed on Dictionary.com
  • as incross
  • as inintermix
  • as inmix

synonyms for interbreed

  • crossbreed
  • hybridize
  • mix
  • blend
  • cross-fertilize
  • cross-pollinate
  • mingle
  • mongrelize
  • cross-mate
  • intercross
See also synonyms for: interbred / interbreeding

antonyms for interbreed

MOST RELEVANT
  • divide
  • part
  • separate
  • clean
  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • divide
  • exclude
  • part
  • purify
  • separate
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How to use interbreed in a sentence

When apes begin to diverge, for whatever reason, they would have still been able to interbreed with each other because they wouldn’t have been a separate species yet.
HUMANS ARE ONE MIXED-UP APE - FACTS SO ROMANTICPHIL JAEKLJULY 9, 2021NAUTILUS
Our close relatives like the Neanderthals and Denisovans clearly interbred both with us and each other.
THE HUMAN FAMILY TREE KEEPS GETTING MORE COMPLICATEDJOHN TIMMERJUNE 24, 2021ARS TECHNICA
That find indicated that interbreeding outside of Europe dated to as early as 60,000 years ago.
EUROPE’S OLDEST KNOWN HUMANS MATED WITH NEANDERTALS SURPRISINGLY OFTENBRUCE BOWERAPRIL 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Research has also shown that humans and Neanderthals interbred, and that Neanderthals were a lot more sophisticated than previously thought.
EVOLUTION: LAB-GROWN ‘MINI BRAINS’ SUGGEST ONE MUTATION MIGHT HAVE REWIRED THE HUMAN MINDITZIA FERRERMARCH 7, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
These “dispersal morph” individuals interbreed with other colonies’ members and can potentially establish brand new colonies.
NAKED MOLE-RATS INVADE NEIGHBORING COLONIES AND STEAL BABIESJAKE BUEHLEROCTOBER 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The majority of ornamental ducks interbreed freely in captivity.
BIRDS IN THE CALENDARFREDERICK G. AFLALO
That the domestic hog in some places in northern Luzon does thus interbreed with the wild ones is a proved fact.
THE BONTOC IGOROTALBERT ERNEST JENKS
One of the definitions of species is that they will not interbreed and propagate.
THE OTHER SIDE OF EVOLUTIONALEXANDER PATTERSON
Notwithstanding their similarity they do not interbreed when brought together.
JUNGLE FOLKDOUGLAS DEWAR
My experience tends to show that the two species will not interbreed.
JUNGLE FOLKDOUGLAS DEWAR
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WORDS RELATED TO INTERBREED

  • blend
  • cross-fertilize
  • cross-mate
  • cross-pollinate
  • crossbreed
  • hybridize
  • interbreed
  • intercross
  • mingle
  • mix
  • mongrelize
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.