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1. engender

verb. ['ɛnˈdʒɛndɝ, ɪnˈdʒɛndɝ'] call forth.

Synonyms

  • breed
  • cause
  • spawn
  • do

Antonyms

  • top out
  • level
  • break
  • unmake

Etymology

  • en- (English)
  • en- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engendrer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • ingenerare (Latin)
  • gender (English)
  • gendren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Engender

  • transgender
  • suspender
  • pretender
  • contender
  • splendor
  • defender
  • challender
  • cavender
  • callender
  • surrender
  • stender
  • spender
  • slender
  • skender
  • schlender
  • offender
  • brendor
  • brender
  • blender
  • allender
  • zender
  • zehnder
  • yender
  • wender
  • vendor
  • tender
  • sender
  • render
  • pender
  • lender

Sentences with engender


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
It is reminiscent of the ocean and sky, elements that engender a sense of peace.

2. Verb, base form
It does take time, but this will help engender patience and appreciation for the food they are eating.

Quotes about engender


1. Catalyst [10w] You're not lying if your lie helps engender the truth.
- Beryl Dov

2. engender

verb. ['ɛnˈdʒɛndɝ, ɪnˈdʒɛndɝ'] make children.

Synonyms

  • bring forth
  • make
  • father
  • generate
  • create
  • get
  • mother
  • sire

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • break even
  • lose
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • en- (English)
  • en- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engendrer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • ingenerare (Latin)
  • gender (English)
  • gendren (Middle English (1100-1500))
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