engenderer

engender

[en-jen-der]
verb (used with object)
1.
to produce, cause, or give rise to: Hatred engenders violence.
2.
to beget; procreate.
verb (used without object)
3.
to be produced or caused; come into existence: Conditions for a war were engendering in Europe.

Origin:
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)
 
vb
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]
 
en'genderer
 
n
 
en'genderment
 
n

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engender
early 14c., from O.Fr. engendrer, from L. ingenerare, from in- "in" + generare "beget, create" (see generation). Related: Engendered; engendering.
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