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Engender

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Pronunciation : En*gen"der
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [F. engender, L. ingenerare; in + generare to beget. See Generate, and cf. Ingenerate.]
Definition : 1. To produce by the union of the sexes; to beget. [R.]

2. To cause to exist; to bring forth; to produce; to sow the seeds of; as, angry words engender strife. Engendering friendship in all parts of the common wealth. Southey.

Syn. -- To breed; generate; procreate; propagate; occasion; call forth; cause; excite; develop.

t. [imp. & p. p. Engendered; p. pr. & vb. n. Engendering.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : En*gen"der
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To assume form; to come into existence; to be caused or produced. Thick clouds are spread, and storms engender there. Dryden.

2. To come together; to meet, as in sexual embrace. "I saw their mouths engender." Massinger.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : En*gen"der
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: One who, or that which, engenders.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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