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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
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He remarked upon the cheeks of Athos the hectic hue of fever, which feeds upon itself; slow fever, pitiless, born in a fold of the heart, sheltering itself behind that rampart, growing from the suffering it engenders, at once cause and effect of a perilous situation.
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The listener is captivated by Doctorow's sober speculations about the novels the war in Iraq will engender, to take their place alongside the novels of Hemingway and Malraux.
From churches to sports centres, projects that engender a sense of community.
Although the courts and postwar popular culture sought to keep interracial intimacy in the private sphere and to contain the political transformations it could engender, the black press and at least some black civil rights activists celebrated examples of black-white romances and marriages and embraced interracial intimacy as a civil rights issue.
Although it's conceivable that these programs have changed to one degree or another in the months or years since publication, revisiting them can engender its own reward: an encouraging feeling that despite all the problems posed by the outside world, the unsung professionals of long-term care are doing good things for people under their care.
Although he and his officials insist they have no desire to engender such a cult, his supporters and the largely state-controlled TV networks have ensured that one has grown up.
A patient's confidence in his caregivers or healthcare facilities, however, needs to be constantly reinforced to engender a positive experience.