Be·get v. t. [imp. Begot (Archaic) Begat p. p. Begot, Begotten p. pr. & vb. n. Begetting.]
1. To procreate, as a father or sire; to generate; -- commonly said of the father.
Yet they a beauteous offspring shall beget. --Milton.
2. To get (with child.) [Obs.]
3. To produce as an effect; to cause to exist.
Love is begot by fancy. --Granville.
v : make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father
children but don't recognize them" [syn: get, engender,
father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth]
[also: begotten, begot, begetting, begat]