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1. generate

verb. ['ˈdʒɛnɝˌeɪt'] bring into existence.

Synonyms

  • bring forth
  • release
  • make
  • develop
  • bring on
  • come up
  • create
  • induce
  • liberate

Antonyms

  • invest
  • requisition
  • confine
  • spell

Etymology

  • generatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Generate

  • venerate

Sentences with generate


1. Verb, base form
Secondary research can give you information you may never have the resources to generate yourself.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The CAPS suite also includes the Lorenz and Roessler fractal synthesizers, which generate sound from mathematical algorithms.

Quotes about generate


1. Given her deafness, the auditory part of the brain, deprived of its usual input, had started to generate a spontaneous activity of its own, and this took the form of musical hallucinations, mostly musical memories from her earlier life. The brain needed to stay incessantly active, and if it was not getting its usual stimulation..., it would create its own stimulation in the form of hallucinations.
- Oliver Sacks, Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

2. But love doesn't always generate hope. Anyone who has ever experienced love knows that you can have too much love or too little. You can have love that parches, love that defeats. You can have love measured out in the wrong proportions. It's like your sunlight and water--the wrong kind of love is just as likely to stifle hope as it is to nourish it.
- Kevin Brockmeier, The Brief History of the Dead

3. Probably it is impossible for humor to be ever a revolutionary weapon. Candide can do little more than generate irony.
- Lionel Trilling

2. generate

verb. ['ˈdʒɛnɝˌeɪt'] give or supply.

Synonyms

  • make
  • give
  • establish
  • produce
  • render
  • create
  • return

Antonyms

  • enforce
  • regulate
  • paid
  • lodge

Etymology

  • generatus (Latin)

3. generate

verb. ['ˈdʒɛnɝˌeɪt'] make children.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • restricted
  • restrained
  • dependent
  • confined

Etymology

  • generatus (Latin)

4. generate

verb. ['ˈdʒɛnɝˌeɪt'] produce (energy).

Synonyms

  • produce
  • create

Antonyms

  • clog
  • obstruct
  • blame

Etymology

  • generatus (Latin)
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