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English verb: engender

1. engender (creation) call forth


Synonymsbreed, spawn


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cause, do, make

2. engender (body) make children


SamplesAbraham begot Isaac.
Men often father children but don't recognize them.


Synonymsbeget, bring forth, father, generate, get, mother, sire


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)create, make









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