Generate

  • 1 Generate LA-NY — Generate is a Los Angeles based entertainment studio that produces content for distribution across mediums, including the Internet, television, film, video games, mobile devices and books. The company completed a $6 million Series A round of… …

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  • 2 generate — gen‧e‧rate [ˈdʒenəreɪt] verb [transitive] 1. MANUFACTURING to produce energy or power: • These solar panels generate enough electricity to supply a home with all its energy requirements. • The water goes first to generate hydroelectric …

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  • 3 generate — vb Generate, engender, breed, beget, get, sire, procreate, propagate, reproduce are comparable when they mean to give life or origin to or to bring into existence by or as if by natural processes. Generate, which means no more than this, is used… …

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  • 4 Generate — Gen er*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Generated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Generating}.] [L. generatus, p. p. of generare to generate, fr. genus. See {Genus}, {Gender}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To beget; to procreate; to propagate; to produce (a being similar to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Generate — may refer to:* CreateScience and math * Generate and test (trial and error) * Generating function, in math and physics * Generating primes * Generating set * Generating trigonometric tablesOther * Generated collection, in music theory *… …

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  • 6 generate — [jen′ər āt΄] vt. generated, generating [< L generatus, pp. of generare, to beget, produce < genus (gen. generis): see GENUS] 1. to produce (offspring); beget; procreate 2. to bring into being; cause to be [to generate hope] 3. a) …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 generate — I verb animate, author, be the cause, beget, begin, breed, bring about, bring forth, bring into being, bring into existence, call into being, call into existence, cause, cause to be, conduce, construct, contrive, create, develop, do, effect,… …

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  • 8 generate — c.1500, to beget (offspring), a back formation from generation or else from L. generatus, pp. of generare to beget, produce (see GENERATION (Cf. generation)); originally to beget; in reference to natural forces, conditions, substances, etc.,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 generate — [v] produce, create accomplish, achieve, bear, beget, breed, bring about, bring to pass, cause, develop, effect, engender, form, found, get up, give birth to, give rise to, hatch, inaugurate, induce, initiate, institute, introduce, make, multiply …

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  • 10 generate — ► VERB 1) cause to arise or come about. 2) produce (energy, especially electricity). DERIVATIVES generable adjective. ORIGIN Latin generare create , from genus stock, race …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 generate — verb ADVERB ▪ quickly ▪ automatically, spontaneously ▪ People used to believe that dirt spontaneously generated disease. ▪ randomly ▪ a sequence of r …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 generate — verb (T) 1 to produce or create something: a useful technique for generating new ideas | The program would generate a lot of new jobs. | generate sales/profits/income etc: What sales volume would be required to generate an income of $96,000? 2… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 generate — gen|e|rate W2 [ˈdʒenəreıt] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of generare to produce children , from genus; GENUS] 1.) to produce or cause something = ↑create ▪ a useful technique for generating new ideas ▪ The program… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 generate — [[t]ʤe̱nəreɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ generates, generating, generated 1) VERB To generate something means to cause it to begin and develop. [V n] The Employment Minister said the reforms would generate new jobs. [V ed] ...the excitement generated by the… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 generate — {<charset c=U><HR> } 01. A lot of the electricity [generated] in British Columbia comes from hydro electric dams. 02. The government s proposed legislation has [generated] a great deal of discussion. 03. It is hoped that the new… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 generate */*/*/ — UK [ˈdʒenəreɪt] / US [ˈdʒenəˌreɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms generate : present tense I/you/we/they generate he/she/it generates present participle generating past tense generated past participle generated 1) to make money The business is not… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 generate — gen•er•ate [[t]ˈdʒɛn əˌreɪt[/t]] v. at•ed, at•ing 1) to bring into existence; originate; produce: to generate ideas[/ex] 2) to create by a natural or chemical process: to generate heat[/ex] 3) to be a source or cause of; inspire: to generate… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 generate — transitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Latin generatus, past participle of generare, from gener , genus descent, birth more at kin Date: 1509 1. to bring into existence: as a. procreate, beget b. to originate by a vital, chemical, or physical… …

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  • 19 generate — verb 1) moves to generate extra business Syn: cause, give rise to, lead to, result in, bring about, create, make, produce, engender, spawn, precipitate, prompt, provoke, trigger, spark off, stir up, induce …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 generate — 1. To produce. 2. To procreate. [L. genero, pp. atus, to beget] * * * gen·er·ate jen ə .rāt vb, at·ed; at·ing vt to bring into existence esp PROCREATE <generate innumerable offspring> vi to produce offspring: PROP …

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