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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Engender \En*gen"der\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Engendered; p. pr. & vb. n. Engendering.] [F. engender, L. ingenerare; in + generare to beget. See Generate, and cf. Ingenerate.] 1. To produce by the union of the sexes; to beget. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to exist; to bring forth; to produce; to sow the seeds of; as, angry words engender strife. [1913 Webster] Engendering friendship in all parts of the common wealth. --Southey. Syn: To breed; generate; procreate; propagate; occasion; call forth; cause; excite; develop. [1913 Webster]