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1. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age.

Synonyms

  • people
  • coevals
  • peer group
  • youth culture

Antonyms

  • clergy
  • regulation time
  • work time
  • time off

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Generation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with generation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some colleges offer programs in steam and turbine engineering under the titles of power plant or power generation technology.

Quotes about generation


1. Maybe the bar is low, but most of the strips that are 50, 60, 70 years old that are on their second or third generation of artists, the humor is pretty bland. There are others by people that were raised on 'Family Guy' or 'South Park' that are edgier. Mine's not as edgy as those, but it's edgier than 'Beetle Bailey.'
- Stephan Pastis

2. Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it.
- John Adams

3. You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.
- Brigham Young

2. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent.

Synonyms

  • baby-boom generation
  • baby boom
  • generation X
  • gen X
  • biological group

Antonyms

  • living
  • poor
  • dead
  • initiate

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] the normal time between successive generations.

Synonyms

  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • overtime
  • uptime
  • day

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] a coming into being.

Synonyms

  • genesis

Antonyms

  • brave
  • rich

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production.

Synonyms

  • procreation
  • reproduction
  • multiplication
  • biogeny
  • biogenesis
  • breeding
  • propagation

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • inelegance
  • unfruitful
  • rich people

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] a stage of technological development or innovation.

Synonyms

  • stage

Antonyms

  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] the production of heat or electricity.

Antonyms

  • timid

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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