Meaning of engender

en•gen•der

Pronunciation: (en-jen'dur), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to produce, cause, or give rise to: Hatred engenders violence.
  2. to beget; procreate.
—v.i.
  1. to be produced or caused; come into existence: Conditions for a war were engendering in Europe.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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