Meaning of GENERATE in English


v. Function: verb

1 to bring into existence FF1C; generate new business FF1E;

Synonyms: create, father, hatch, make, originate, parent, procreate, produce, sire, spawn

Related Words: bring about, effect, impose, occasion; introduce; cause; found, inaugurate, institute, set up; develop, induce, whip (up)

Idioms: bring to pass, give birth to, give rise to

Contrasted Words: demolish, destroy, extinguish, ruin; degenerate, deteriorate, impair, worsen


Synonyms: PROCREATE 1, bear, beget, breed, multiply, produce, propagate, reproduce

3 to be the cause or source of something immaterial FF1C; actions that generated a good deal of suspicion FF1E;

Synonyms: breed, cause, engender, get up, hatch, induce, muster (up), occasion, produce, provoke, work up

Related Words: accomplish, achieve, perform

Idioms: give birth to, give rise to

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.