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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.