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  Definition of generate
  1. make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don''t recognize them"
  2. bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"
  3. produce (energy); "We can''t generate enough power for the entire city"; "The hydroelectric plant needs to to generate more electricity"
  4. give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year''s crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
Similar Words: beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, bring forth, render, yield, return, give

 

Hyponyms: come up, develop, induce, bring on

 

Grouped Verbs: give, bring about, yield, establish

 

Derivational Morphology: generation, genesis, multiplication, propagation, sire, forefather, father, mother, female parent, male parent, begetter, generator, source, author, return, issue, proceeds, take, takings, yield, payoff, fruit, output, production

 

Anagrams: teenager

 

 
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