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generate

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Verb generate has 4 senses
  1. generate, bring forth - bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"
    --1 is one way to make, create
    Derived forms: noun generation4, noun generation5, noun generator3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. render, yield, return, give, generate - give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
    --2 is one way to produce, make, create
    Derived form: noun generation6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. generate - produce (energy); "We can't generate enough power for the entire city"; "The hydroelectric plant needs to to generate more electricity"
    --3 is one way to
    produce, make, create
    Derived forms: noun generation6, noun generator2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth - make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
    --4 is one way to make, create
    Derived forms: noun generation2, noun generation5, noun generation7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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