Definition of Engender in English :

Define Engender in English

Engender meaning in English

Meaning of Engender in English

Pronunciation of Engender in English

Engender pronunciation in English

Pronounce Engender in English


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1. breed, engender, spawn

call forth

2. beget, bring forth, engender, father, generate, get, mother, sire

make children

Example Sentences:
'Abraham begot Isaac'
'Men often father children but don't recognize them'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of engender
1. (transitive)
to bring about or give rise to; produce or cause
to be born or cause to be born; bring or come into being

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verb intransitive
3.  Obsolete
to be produced; originate
verb transitive
1.  Archaic
to beget
to bring into being; bring about; cause; produce
pity engendered love

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see synonyms of engender
v. en·gen·dered, en·gen·der·ing, en·gen·ders
1. To bring into existence; give rise to: "Every cloud engenders not a storm" (Shakespeare).
2. To procreate; propagate.
To come into existence; originate.

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