Word of the Week: Engender

CliffsNotes April 29, 2015


CliffsNotes Word of the Week Engender Definition


Word: engender (v)

Meaning: to produce

Synonyms: provoke, prompt, generate

1. Tiffany joined a sorority to engender a feeling of belonging at her new university.

2. Protesters often use picket signs and chants to engender feelings of unfairness and anger to influence change.

3. The bully’s constant teasing engendered the bullied child to act out.

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