begot

[bih-got]
verb
simple past tense and a past participle of beget.
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beget

[bih-get]
verb (used with object), begot or (Archaic) begat; begotten or begot; begetting.
1.
(especially of a male parent) to procreate or generate (offspring).
2.
to cause; produce as an effect: a belief that power begets power.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English begeten (see be-, get); replacing Middle English biyeten, Old English begetan; cognate with Gothic bigitan, Old High German bigezzan

begetter, noun


1. spawn, sire, breed, father. 2. occasion, engender, effect, generate.
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beget (bɪˈɡɛt)
 
vb , -gets, -getting, -got, -gat, -gotten, -got
1.  to father
2.  to cause or create
 
[Old English begietan; related to Old Saxon bigetan, Old High German pigezzan, Gothic bigitan to find; see be-, get]
 
be'getter
 
n

begot (bɪˈɡɒt)
 
vb
a past tense and past participle of beget

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beget
O.E. begietan "to get by effort, find, acquire, attain, seize" (class V strong verb, p.t. begeat, pp. begeaton), from be- + get (q.v.). Sense of "to procreate" is from c.1200. Related to O.H.G. pigezzan, Goth. bigitan "to get, obtain."
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Example sentences
To those they begot, celebrated parents can be a stifling burden.
The poplar begot a story of its swift growth, and the ditch became the birthplace.
These are begot in the ventricle of memory, nourished in the womb of pia mater, and delivered upon the mellowing of occasion.
He lived in that zone and begot his own sons and grandsons.
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