HyperDic: generate

English > 4 senses of the word generate:
VERBcreationgenerate, bring forthbring into existence
creationgenerate, render, yield, return, givegive or supply
creationgenerateproduce (energy)
bodygenerate, beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, bring forthmake children
generate > pronunciation
Soundsjheh'nerey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > generate: 4 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningBring into existence.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "The new manager generated a lot of problems"
  • "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"
  • "The computer generated this image"
  • "The earthquake generated a tsunami"
Synonymbring forth
Narrowercome upbring forth, usually something desirable
developgenerate gradually
induce, bring onCause to arise
release, free, liberateRelease (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishengendrar, generar, producir
Catalanengendrar, generar
Adjectivesgenerativehaving the ability to produce / produce or originate
Nounsgenerationa coming into being
generationa stage of technological development or innovation
generatorsomeone who originates or causes or initiates something
English > generate: 4 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningGive or supply.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsrender, yield, return, give
Broaderproduce, make, createcreate or manufacture a man-made product
Similar toestablish, givebring about
give, yieldCause to happen or be responsible for
Spanishdar, generar, producir
Catalangenerar, produir
Nounsgenerationthe production of heat or electricity
English > generate: 4 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningproduce (energy).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "We can't generate enough power for the entire city"
  • "The hydroelectric plant needs to generate more electricity"
NarrowerfireGenerate an electrical impulse
Broaderproduce, make, createcreate or manufacture a man-made product
Spanishgenerar, producir
Catalangenerar
Adjectivesgenerativehaving the ability to produce / produce or originate
Nounsgenerationthe production of heat or electricity
generatorengine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction
English > generate: 4 senses > verb 4, body
Meaningmake children.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsbeget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, bring forth
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishconcebir, engendrar, generar, producir
Catalanengendrar, generar
Adjectivesgenerativeproducing new life or offspring
Nounsgenerationthe act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
generationa coming into being
generationgroup of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

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