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en·gen·der

 (ĕn-jĕn′dər)
v. en·gen·dered, en·gen·der·ing, en·gen·ders
v.tr.
1. To bring into existence; give rise to: "Every cloud engenders not a storm" (Shakespeare).
2. To procreate; propagate.
v.intr.
To come into existence; originate.

[Middle English engendren, from Old French engendrer, from Latin ingenerāre : in-, in; see en-1 + generāre, to produce; see generate.]

en·gen′der·er n.

engender

(ɪnˈdʒɛndə)
vb
1. (tr) to bring about or give rise to; produce or cause
2. to be born or cause to be born; bring or come into being
[C14: from Old French engendrer, from Latin ingenerāre, from generāre to beget]
enˈgenderer n
enˈgenderment n

en•gen•der

(ɛnˈdʒɛn dər)

v.t.
1. to produce, cause, or give rise to: Hatred engendered violence.
2. to beget; procreate.
v.i.
3. to be produced or caused; come into existence.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Old French engendrer < Latin ingenerāre=in- en-1 + generāre to beget]

engender


Past participle: engendered
Gerund: engendering

Imperative
engender
engender
Present
I engender
you engender
he/she/it engenders
we engender
you engender
they engender
Preterite
I engendered
you engendered
he/she/it engendered
we engendered
you engendered
they engendered
Present Continuous
I am engendering
you are engendering
he/she/it is engendering
we are engendering
you are engendering
they are engendering
Present Perfect
I have engendered
you have engendered
he/she/it has engendered
we have engendered
you have engendered
they have engendered
Past Continuous
I was engendering
you were engendering
he/she/it was engendering
we were engendering
you were engendering
they were engendering
Past Perfect
I had engendered
you had engendered
he/she/it had engendered
we had engendered
you had engendered
they had engendered
Future
I will engender
you will engender
he/she/it will engender
we will engender
you will engender
they will engender
Future Perfect
I will have engendered
you will have engendered
he/she/it will have engendered
we will have engendered
you will have engendered
they will have engendered
Future Continuous
I will be engendering
you will be engendering
he/she/it will be engendering
we will be engendering
you will be engendering
they will be engendering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been engendering
you have been engendering
he/she/it has been engendering
we have been engendering
you have been engendering
they have been engendering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been engendering
you will have been engendering
he/she/it will have been engendering
we will have been engendering
you will have been engendering
they will have been engendering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been engendering
you had been engendering
he/she/it had been engendering
we had been engendering
you had been engendering
they had been engendering
Conditional
I would engender
you would engender
he/she/it would engender
we would engender
you would engender
they would engender
Past Conditional
I would have engendered
you would have engendered
he/she/it would have engendered
we would have engendered
you would have engendered
they would have engendered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.engender - call forth
cause, do, make - give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
2.engender - make childrenengender - make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"

engender

engender

verb
To cause to come into existence:
Translations
aiheuttaaluodasynnyttää

engender

[ɪnˈdʒendəʳ] VTengendrar (fig) → engendrar, suscitar

engender

[ɪnˈdʒɛndər] vt [+ confidence, loyalty, sympathy, respect] → inspirer; [+ hatred, fear] → engendrer, provoquer
to engender a sense of sth → engendrer un sentiment de qch, provoquer un sentiment de qch

engender

vt (fig)erzeugen

engender

[ɪnˈdʒɛndəʳ] vtprodurre, causare

engender

vt. engendrar, procrear.
References in classic literature ?
But when I revealed to them the calamity in store, and saw how mighty was the terror it did engender, then saw I also that this was the time to strike
Much too, you will think, reader, to engender jealousy: if a woman, in my position, could presume to be jealous of a woman in Miss Ingram's.
I mean spinach," replied Aramis; "but on your account I will add some eggs, and that is a serious infraction of the rule-for eggs are meat, since they engender chickens.
I know not," continued Dupin, "what impression I may have made, so far, upon your own understanding; but I do not hesitate to say that legitimate deductions even from this portion of the testimony - the portion respecting the gruff and shrill voices - are in themselves sufficient to engender a suspicion which should give direction to all farther progress in the investigation of the mystery.
repeated Marmaduke; “there was no malice in the act that injured thee, young man; there should be none in the feelings which it may engender.
Beebe moves, George moves, and movement may engender shadow.
An unguided ramble into its recesses in bad weather is apt to engender dissatisfaction with its narrow, tortuous, and miry ways.
I think that the cause of this feeling which these apes engender within me is due to their remarkable resemblance in form to our Earth men, which gives them a human appearance that is most uncanny when coupled with their enormous size.
Now you understand," pursued Aramis, "that the king, who with so much pleasure saw himself repeated in one, was in despair about two; fearing that the second might dispute the first's claim to seniority, which had been recognized only two hours before; and so this second son, relying on party interests and caprices, might one day sow discord and engender civil war throughout the kingdom; by these means destroying the very dynasty he should have strengthened.
Towards afternoon the weather thickened, driving clouds appeared in the south-west and ran together and seemed to engender more clouds, and the wind came round into that quarter and blew stronger.
Numa recalled the fear that he had felt of this man-thing and his cruel spear; but in savage brains fear is more likely to engender respect than hatred and so Numa found that he respected the creature who had subdued and mastered him.
My dear lady," he protested, "the slight friendship between Lady Ruth and myself is not of the nature to engender such a fear.