Pronunciation of Engender
/ɛnd͡ʒˈɛndə/, /ɛndʒˈɛndə/, /ɛ_n_dʒ_ˈɛ_n_d_ə/
Synonyms for engender:
Sense 2 (noun)
bring about (verb)
Usage examples for engender:
- On the other hand, Materialism required to grow into the fullness of manhood, under the nursing influence of Science, before it was possible to engender this new- born offspring; for this offspring is new- born. - "Mind and Motion and Monism", George John Romanes.
- The tormenting incertitudes of that hour were cruel enough to overcome, almost, the sensations of thirst, of hunger, to engender a restlessness that had the effect of renewed vigour. - "Romance", Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer.