Definition Of generate

verb

cause (something, especially an emotion or situation) to arise or come about.

changes that are likely to generate controversy

Example Of generate

  • generate more jobs in the economy

  • All should take care not to fall prey to the manipulation behind the stunts, and the emotions generated by them.

  • But in its decision this week it had to abandon one potential sustainable building feature - a roof-mounted wind turbine to generate electricity.

  • Career advantage generates its own enthusiasm.

  • changes that are likely to generate controversy


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