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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 ?
In this way new tribes or clans are formed, and lurking causes of hostility engendered.
The habits of traffic engendered at the cataracts of the Columbia, have had their influence along the coast.
Whilst burning-hot napkins, physic, revulsives, and Guenaud, who was recalled, were performing their functions with increased activity, Colbert, holding his great head in both his hands, to compress within it the fever of the projects engendered by the brain, was meditating the tenor of the donation he would make Mazarin write, at the first hour of respite his disease should afford him.
This engendered the idea that he might be equally hungry.
But a greater grief than the loss of the launch could have engendered in me, filled my heart--a sullen, gnawing misery which I tried to deny--which I refused to admit--but which persisted in obsessing me until my heart rose and filled my throat, and I could not speak when I would have uttered words of reassurance to my companions.
Horrible love--horrible antipathy--embracing one another in his bosom, and both concentrating themselves upon a being that had crept into his vitals or been engendered there, and which was nourished with his food, and lived upon his life, and was as intimate with him as his own heart, and yet was the foulest of all created things!
It is my diseased self-contemplation that has engendered and nourished him."
And how nobly it raises our conceit of the mighty, misty monster, to behold him solemnly sailing through a calm tropical sea; his vast, mild head overhung by a canopy of vapor, engendered by his incommunicable contemplations, and that vapor --as you will sometimes see it --glorified by a rainbow, as if Heaven itself had put its seal upon his thoughts.
As an emotion of the mind will express itself through any covering of the body, so the paleness which his situation engendered came through the brown upon his cheek, showing the soul to be stronger than the sun.
A new fear had been engendered in my mind by his narrative; or rather, his narrative had given form and purpose to the fear that was already there.
His days were filled with morbid self-pity, which eventually engendered in his weak and vacillating mind a hatred for those who had sent him here--for the very men he had at first inwardly thanked for saving him from the ignominy of degradation.
Only the superstitious terror engendered in him by the stories poured into his ears by the whites and blacks of the Russian's party kept him from leaping upon Tarzan with his warriors and slaying him forthwith, for he and his people were inveterate maneaters.