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beget

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbegetbe‧get /bɪˈɡet/ verb (past tense begot /-ˈɡɒt $ -ˈɡɑːt/, past participle begotten /-ˈɡɒtn $ -ˈɡɑːtn/, present participle begetting) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 BABY/HAVE A BABY old use to become the father of a child2 CAUSEto cause something or make it happen 🔊 Hunger begets crime.begetter noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
begetThe early gains from the stock market rally begot a feeling of invincibility.Poverty begets crime.As we all know, killings beget more killings.Thus replication begets replication, until the costs of these counterproductive activities finally bring the organization to a long-delayed breaking point.Forests beget trees; we know that.In the long term, violence begets violence.
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Verb table
beget
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybeget
he, she, itbegets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybegotbegat
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave begotten
he, she, ithas begotten
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad begotten
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill beget
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have begotten
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam begetting
he, she, itis begetting
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you, we, theyare begetting
Past
I, he, she, itwas begetting
you, we, theywere begetting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been begetting
he, she, ithas been begetting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been begetting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be begetting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been begetting
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