Associations to the word «Engender»


ENGENDER, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To beget (of a man); to bear or conceive (of a woman). [14th–19th c.]
ENGENDER, verb. (transitive) To give existence to, to produce (living creatures). [from 14th c.]
ENGENDER, verb. (transitive) To bring into existence (a situation, quality, result etc.); to give rise to, cause, create. [from 14th c.]
ENGENDER, verb. (intransitive) To assume form; to come into existence; to be caused or produced.
ENGENDER, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To copulate, to have sex. [15th–19th c.]
ENGENDER, verb. (critical theory) To endow with gender; to create gender or enhance the importance of gender. [from 20th c.]

Dictionary definition

ENGENDER, verb. Call forth.
ENGENDER, verb. Make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them".

Wise words

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao Tzu