Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GENERATES

Many a man both receives and generates who, somehow, cannot represent.

It's your end, Colonel, that generates the heat, and Dutchy's end that does the burning.

Thus, by the rude agency of his hammer, he generates light and heat.

The exalted moment is the dynamo that generates the working energy.

The Gospel requires and generates not a legal, but an evangelical obedience.

It is the only visible change which changes no further; which generates and yet is not destroyed.

It generates light: it transforms them into living light-bearers.

He does not mean that Intellect (Νοῦς) generates or produces these principles.

Roughly you might say it generates and radiates like our brain wave.

The twin-soul is the cell that generates the creative force.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, "to beget" (offspring), a back-formation from generation or else from Latin generatus, past participle of generare "to beget, produce" (see generation); originally "to beget;" in reference to natural forces, conditions, substances, etc., attested from 1560s. Related: Generated; generating.