Generate

Definition of Generate

Gen´er`ate
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Generated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Generating.]
1.To beget; to procreate; to propagate; to produce (a being similar to the parent); to engender; as, every animal generates its own species.
2.To cause to be; to bring into life.
3.To originate, especially by a vital or chemical process; to produce; to cause.
Whatever generates a quantity of good chyle must likewise generate milk.
- Arbuthnot.
4.(Math.) To trace out, as a line, figure, or solid, by the motion of a point or a magnitude of inferior order.

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