Meaning of GENERATE in English

GENERATE

■ verb

1》 cause to arise or come about.

2》 produce (energy, especially electricity).

3》 Mathematics & Linguistics produce (a set or sequence of items) by performing mathematical or logical operations on an initial set.

↘ Mathematics form (a line, surface, or solid) by notionally moving a point, line, or surface.

Derivatives

generable adjective

Origin

C16 (earlier (ME) as generation ), in the sense 'beget, procreate': from L. generat- , generare , 'create', from genus , gener- 'stock, race'.

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