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spawn

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of spawn

  1. the descendants of a person, animal, or plant sometimes I think those little brats are the spawn of Satan himself Synonyms of spawn fruit, get, issue, posterity, progeny, seed, offspringWords Related to spawn brood, hatch, litter, young; child, scion; family, kin; lineage, stockNear Antonyms of spawn ancestor, antecedent, father, forebear (also forbear), forebearer, forefather, grandfather, parent, primogenitor, progenitor


spawn

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of spawn

  1. to be the cause of (a situation, action, or state of mind) these artists spawned a whole new movement in painting Synonyms of spawn beget, breed, bring, bring about, bring on, catalyze, cause, create, do, draw on, effectuate, engender, generate, induce, invoke, make, occasion, produce, prompt, result (in), effect, translate (into), work, yieldWords Related to spawn 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 spawn 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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