verb (used with object)
to produce, cause, or give rise to: Hatred engenders violence.
to beget; procreate.
verb (used without object)
to be produced or caused; come into existence: Conditions for a war were engendering in Europe.

1275–1325; Middle English < Old French engendrer < Latin ingenerāre, equivalent to in- en-1 + generāre to beget; see generate

engenderer, noun
engenderment, noun
unengendered, adjective

1. beget, occasion, excite, stir up. 1, 2. create, generate, breed.
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engender (ɪnˈdʒɛndə)
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]

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Word Origin & History

early 14c., from O.Fr. engendrer, from L. ingenerare, from in- "in" + generare "beget, create" (see generation). Related: Engendered; engendering.
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Example sentences
Every move toward equal opportunity has engendered the same opposition, usually
  based on pseudo-biology.
All this uncertainty has engendered two competing political narratives.
Some people are pleased with the contents of the hacked emails and the
  controversy they have engendered.
The message they have engendered is don't trust people in authority, especially
  the police.
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