Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb engender

2 senses of engender

Sense 1
engender, breed, spawn -- (call forth)
       => cause, do, make -- (give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident")

Sense 2
beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth -- (make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

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