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generate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of generate

  1. to be the cause of (a situation, action, or state of mind) his rabble-rousing speech generated a lot of controversy among local taxpayers Synonyms of generate beget, breed, bring, bring about, bring on, catalyze, cause, create, do, draw on, effectuate, engender, effect, induce, invoke, make, occasion, produce, prompt, result (in), spawn, translate (into), work, yieldWords Related to generate conduce (to), contribute (to); decide, determine; begin, establish, father, found, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, launch, pioneer, set, set up, start; advance, cultivate, develop, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote; enact, render, turn outNear Antonyms of generate impede, limit, restrict; clamp down (on), crack down (on), crush, dampen, put down, quash, quell, repress, smother, squash, squelch, stifle, subdue, suppress; arrest, check, control, curb, inhibit, rein (in), restrain, retard; can [slang], kill, snuff (out), still; abolish, demolish, destroy, extinguish, liquidate, quench



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