Associations to the word «Generate»


GENERATE, verb. (transitive) To bring into being; give rise to.
GENERATE, verb. (transitive) To produce as a result of a chemical or physical process.
GENERATE, verb. (transitive) To procreate, beget.
GENERATE, verb. (transitive) (mathematics) To form a figure from a curve or solid.
GENERATE, verb. (intransitive) To appear or occur; be generated.

Dictionary definition

GENERATE, verb. Bring into existence; "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".
GENERATE, verb. Give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family".
GENERATE, verb. Produce (energy); "We can't generate enough power for the entire city"; "The hydroelectric plant needs to generate more electricity".
GENERATE, verb. Make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them".

Wise words

Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
Dan Quayle