Going public is a way for these firms to generate excess capital to allow partners to cash out or the firm to expand.
But one top television agent suspects the real reason NBC is ordering up so many new shows is to generate backup material.
Such changes will generate $400 billion in savings in 10 years.
Much of the chatter on cable seems to generate more heat than light.
My MPI team used these BLS national forecasts to generate similar estimates for each of America's 392 metro regions.
A second scheme involves a disk or drum on which the computer writes the words to generate the pattern.
Nothing had yet occurred to generate in me any fear before the face of man.
It may be objected that all such ideas as those just expressed tend to generate superficial views of sin.
They are built on planets and generate tremendous amounts of power.
Then there are all sorts of supposed electrical contrivances that do not generate an ion of electricity.
c.1500, "to beget" (offspring), a back-formation from generation or else from Latin generatus, past participle of generare "to beget, produce" (see generation); originally "to beget;" in reference to natural forces, conditions, substances, etc., attested from 1560s. Related: Generated; generating.