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

2 senses of give birth

Sense 1
give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have -- (cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!")
       => produce, bring forth -- (bring forth or yield; "The tree would not produce fruit")

Sense 2
give birth -- (create or produce an idea; "Marx and Engels gave birth to communism")
       => create by mental act, create mentally -- (create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands)

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