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See definition of begetting on Dictionary.com
  • as ingeneration
  • as inprocreation

synonyms for begetting

  • bearing
  • breeding
  • formation
  • genesis
  • origination
  • procreation
  • propagation
  • reproduction
  • bringing forth
  • engenderment
  • fructifying
  • multiplying
  • spawning
  • propagation
  • breeding
  • conception
  • generation
  • impregnation
  • engenderment
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antonyms for begetting

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  • destruction
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    How to use begetting in a sentence

    Marriage and the begetting and care of children, is the very ground substance in the life of the community.
    THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
    I perfectly understand that the begetting of children is not the only purpose of love.
    THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
    As to the share which each of the parents has in begetting the child, we will give the opinions of the ancients about it.
    THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
    The succession was further ensured by the begetting of another son the following year.
    THE RISE OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIREHECTOR H. MUNRO
    This could not fail of begetting in me the greatest endearedness and tenderest affection for you; so that my soul was knit to you.
    MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
    Well, I owed him nothing less for begetting me into such a world as this, and teaching me how to find the devil before my time.
    SWALLOWH. RIDER HAGGARD
    Begetting children for the auction block could hardly sanctify family ties.
    THE NEGRO PROBLEMBOOKER T. WASHINGTON, ET AL.
    Phantasmat′ic, -al; Phantas′mic; Phantasmogenet′ic, begetting phantasms.
    CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
    He is the god who is set over, and has the power of begetting, all things.
    THE CITY OF GOD, VOLUME IAURELIUS AUGUSTINE
    The mother is not there for begetting a child, but for killing it, and the former act is not yet punishable by law.
    THE CRIMINAL & THE COMMUNITYJAMES DEVON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO BEGETTING

    • bearing
    • begetting
    • breeding
    • bringing forth
    • engenderment
    • formation
    • fructifying
    • genesis
    • multiplying
    • origination
    • procreation
    • propagation
    • reproduction
    • spawning
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