Definitions for generate

Definitions for (verb) generate

Main entry: mother, generate, father, engender, sire, get, bring forth, beget

Definition: make children

Usage: Abraham begot Isaac; Men often father children but don't recognize them

Main entry: bring forth, generate

Definition: bring into existence

Usage: The new manager generated a lot of problems; The computer bug generated chaos in the office; The computer generated this image; The earthquake generated a tsunami

Main entry: generate

Definition: produce (energy)

Usage: We can't generate enough power for the entire city; The hydroelectric plant needs to generate more electricity

Main entry: give, return, render, generate, yield

Definition: give or supply

Usage: 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

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