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

 gen·er·ate /ˈʤɛnəˌret/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 gen·er·ate /ˈʤɛnəˌret/ 動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 產生 生成

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gen·er·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Generated p. pr. & vb. n. Generating.]
 1. To beget; to procreate; to propagate; to produce (a being similar to the parent); to engender; as, every animal generates its own species.
 2. To cause to be; to bring into life.
 3. To originate, especially by a vital or chemical process; to produce; to cause.
    Whatever generates a quantity of good chyle must likewise generate milk.   --Arbuthnot.
 4. Math. To trace out, as a line, figure, or solid, by the motion of a point or a magnitude of inferior order.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of
           problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the
           office" [syn: bring forth]
      2: 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" [syn: render, yield,
          return, give]
      3: produce (energy); "We can't generate enough power for the
         entire city"; "The hydroelectric plant needs to to
         generate more electricity"
      4: make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father
         children but don't recognize them" [syn: beget, get, engender,
          father, mother, sire, bring forth]