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Definition of 'generate'

Verb

  1. bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"
       Synonyms: bring forth
  2. give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
       Synonyms: render yield return give
  3. produce (energy); "We can't generate enough power for the entire city"; "The hydroelectric plant needs to generate more electricity"
  4. make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
       Synonyms: beget get engender father mother sire bring forth


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