Meaning of GENERATE in English

GENERATE 1 bring into existence; produce, evolve. 2 produce (electricity). 3 Math. (of a point or line or surface conceived as moving) make (a line or surface or solid). 4 Math. & Linguistics produce (a set or sequence of items) by the formulation and application of precise criteria. generable adj.

[ L generare beget (as GENUS) ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.