Definition of Begets

1. Verb. (third-person singular of beget) ¹



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Definition of Begets

1. beget [v] - See also: beget

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Begets

begay
begayed
begaying
begays
begaze
begazed
begazes
begazing
begeck
begedkefet
begem
begemmed
begemming
begems
beget
begets (current term)
begetter
begetters
begettest
begetteth
begetting
begg'd
beggable
beggar
beggar's-lice
beggar's-ticks
beggar's ticks
beggar-my-neighbor
beggar-my-neighbor policy

Literary usage of Begets

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1. Progress of a Race, Or, The Remarkable Advancement of the American Negro by Henry F. Kletzing, William Henry Crogman (1898)
"Like begets Like.—It may, however, be due to the fact that there the laws and institutions recognize the black man as a full-fledged citizen and a gentleman ..."

2. Christian Non-resistance, in All Its Important Bearings, Illustrated and by Adin Ballou (1846)
"LIKE begets ITS LIKE. I will now introduce another law of nature—a law of ... Either the true spirit of non- resistance begets a corrresponding spirit, ..."

3. Select Discourses by John Smith, Simon Patrick, John Worthington (1821)
"The nobleness of religion in regard of its properties, &c. of which this is one, I. Religion enlarges all the faculties of the soul, and begets a true ..."

4. A Treatise on Secret Liens and Reputed Ownership by Abram I. Elkus, Garrard Glenn (1910)
"The corollary — Possession presumptively begets credit. As the possession of property is, to the judicial mind a fair indication of its ownership, ..."

5. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"It is by no means improbable, that the beauty and order of most of the animal motions arise from repetition. This, particularly in the soldiery, begets ..."

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