Definition of beget
- He died without begetting an heir.
- Violence only begets more violence.
He died without begetting an heir.
one change in the natural environment will beget others
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breed, bring, bring about, bring on, catalyze, cause, create, do, draw on, effect, effectuate, engender, generate, induce, invoke, make, occasion, produce, prompt, result (in), spawn, translate (into), work, yield;
bring forth, give rise to;
: to cause (something) to happen or exist
: to become the father of (someone)
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