Definition of beget:
bugger off, fuss, grow, parent, beat, receive, convey, come, get, bewilder, acquire, catch, stupefy, scram, fix, sustain, suffer, amaze, draw, perplex, go, set out, capture, father, gravel, render, commence, get down, incur, bring, let, pay back, have, overprotect, spawn, set about, pose, arrest, puzzle, aim, fetch, originate, give, stimulate, sire, find, pay off, dumbfound, nonplus, stick, kin, yield, baffle, start, cause, begin, flummox, bring forth, develop, engender, generate, obtain, experience, mother, return, induce, vex, make, create, buzz off, get under one's skin, hatch, arrive, drive, contract, start out, become, take, mystify, produce.
We are interested in the one- celled organisms which swarm everywhere throughout nature, and we study the mysterious processes by which they nourish and beget themselves; we suspect that they have a germ of consciousness in them; but we are surer of the meaning and importance of the consciousness we detect in some complex organism like a fish or bird.- "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
- "A Cynic Looks at Life Little Blue Book #1099", Ambrose Bierce.
Our form of government, with its incident of universal suffrage, makes it imperative that we shall save our working people from the agitations and distresses which scant work and wages that have no margin for comfort always beget.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.