Synonyms for engender
- bring about
- lead to
- bring forth
- give birth to
- give rise to
- work up
Antonyms for engender
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENGENDER
Youth demands its share in every study that can engender a power or a delight.
Man is made for society and not for solitude, and solitude can only engender despair.
As I told Weener, if you create a capacity, you engender an appetite.
It usually applies to a strong current, apt to engender a sort of vortex.
It was impossible that the place should not engender some thought of the kind.
Is not faith, blind faith, preferable to endowments which engender doubt?
Our disgust with society does not engender convictions in us.
All are more or less calculated to engender disease and filth.
I have noticed that they engender feelings of bitterness and seldom do good.
Most men are led away by the indulgence of their appetites, which engender sin.
early 14c., "beget, procreate," from Old French engendrer (12c.) "engender, beget, bear; cause, bring about," from Latin ingenerare "to implant, engender, produce," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + generare "beget, create" (see generation). Meaning "cause, produce" is mid-14c. Related: Engendered; engendering.