Engender

Definition of Engender

En`gen´der
v. t.1.To produce by the union of the sexes; to beget.
[imp. & p. p. Engendered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Engendering.]
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.
v. i.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.
n.1.One who, or that which, engenders.

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