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Synonyms for engender
ɛnˈdʒɛn dəren·gen·der

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. engender

    generate, produce, create, breed, propagate

    stifle, destroy, extinguish, neutralize, blight, prevent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. engender, breed, spawnverb

    call forth

    cover, get, mother, father, spawn, multiply, sire, bring forth, breed, beget, generate

  2. beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forthverb

    make children

    "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"

    take, cause, make, mystify, experience, develop, draw, have, become, sustain, receive, scram, amaze, stimulate, sire, drive, go, fix, pay back, get under one's skin, stick, suffer, spawn, beat, return, set about, get down, incur, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, fuss, start, arrest, fetch, give, bring, bewilder, mother, induce, buzz off, catch, let, obtain, beget, puzzle, flummox, get, generate, breed, capture, find, baffle, produce, start out, pose, vex, aim, perplex, stupefy, gravel, begin, render, father, commence, arrive, set out, convey, acquire, come, pay off, bugger off, overprotect, yield, nonplus

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  1. engenderverb

    generate, beget, procreate, breed

  2. engenderverb

    produce, cause, occasion, give rise to, call forth

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  1. Jeffrey Rosenzweig:

    I think the general consensus is electrocution is cruel and unusual punishment, if they attempt to do that, that's going to engender other challenges.

  2. Lara Brown:

    I think he has essentially done what he got in the race to do, and now is the best time to leave, if he continues, he will only further engender frustration among Democratic Party officials and all of those individuals who are engaged at the super delegate level. And what he’s now achieving is really only his own desire to finish, and be in a position where he could protest or engage in some form of minority delegate platform negotiation at the convention.

  3. Eric Topol:

    The abrupt rise in UK Delta variant cases will not only engender more long Covid, but has also already resulted in more severe illness, with hospitalizations and deaths. Taking more time to further improve vaccination rates should help reduce the toll of this superspreader strain.

  4. Paul Jackson:

    The wider benefit of this mine is that you can engender a long-term relationship with China and they will want to take your agricultural goods from the other 1 million hectares of the Liverpool Plains.

  5. Ben Rhodes:

    That whataboutism is meant to engender cynicism, that nothing really matters, it's not worth even challenging this, that everybody's just as corrupt as everybody else, and I think it's incumbent on Joe Biden to draw the clear distinctions between what America stands for in the world and what Vladimir Putin has been up to for the better part of over two decades now.

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    A synonym for "subterranean"
    • A. ulterior
    • B. overt
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