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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·gen·der /ɪnˈʤɛndɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·gen·der v. t. [imp. & p. p. Engendered p. pr. & vb. n. Engendering.]
 1. To produce by the union of the sexes; to beget. [R.]
 2. To cause to exist; to bring forth; to produce; to sow the seeds of; as, angry words engender strife.
    Engendering friendship in all parts of the common wealth.   --Southey.
 Syn: -- To breed; generate; procreate; propagate; occasion; call forth; cause; excite; develop.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·gen·der, v. i.
 1. To assume form; to come into existence; to be caused or produced.
    Thick clouds are spread, and storms engender there.   --Dryden.
 2. To come together; to meet, as in sexual embrace. “I saw their mouths engender.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·gen·der n. One who, or that which, engenders.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: call forth [syn: breed, spawn]
      2: make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father
         children but don't recognize them" [syn: beget, get, father,
          mother, sire, generate, bring forth]