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synonyms for begat

  • bring about
  • engender
  • sire
  • afford
  • breed
  • bring
  • cause
  • effect
  • father
  • generate
  • get
  • multiply
  • occasion
  • procreate
  • produce
  • propagate
  • reproduce
  • give rise to
  • progenerate
  • result in

antonyms for begat

MOST RELEVANT
  • halt
  • kill
  • stop
  • destroy
  • fail
  • leave
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How to use begat in a sentence

He left descendants who also reigned with majesty and begat children who did many things.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
The patience and fortitude with which they suffered, begat compassion, admiration, esteem.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
This pride begat conceit and a foolish confidence in herself that made her betrayal easy.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
My grandfather then entered into partnership with the worthy trader, carried on the patent with spirit, and begat two sons.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
To which of the two does the child belong—to him who begat but abandoned it, or to him who took pity on it and brought it up?
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
As Adam begat a son in his own fallen likeness, all his race partake of the same corrupt nature.
JESUS, THE MESSIAH; OR, THE OLD TESTAMENT PROPHECIES FULFILLED IN THE NEW TESTAMENT SCRIPTURES(A LADY) ANONYMOUS
Menglod is her name, her mother her begat with Svaf, Thorin's son.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
Nine wolves we begat in Sagunes; I alone was father of them all.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
I should have far more reason to beat yours, said Ctesippus; what could he have been thinking of when he begat such wise sons?
EUTHYDEMUSPLATO
The old pagan looked evil and cruel in her fury of loyalty to that house which begat her beloved Dea.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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