Meaning of GENERATE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ dʒenəreɪt ]

( generates, generating, generated)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


To generate something means to cause it to begin and develop.

The Employment Minister said the reforms would generate new jobs.

...the excitement generated by the changes in Eastern Europe.

= create

VERB : V n , V-ed


To generate a form of energy or power means to produce it.

The company, New England Electric, burns coal to generate power.

VERB : V n

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