Beget is simply to produce children. And as an extension of the same meaning, it means ‘to cause or produce any effect’. After all, children are the final effect of a certain human activity. Our word poster above is based on the same concept.
The dictionary definitions for beget are as follows:
1. To make children (in other words procreate).
2. To cause; produce as an effect. (noun)
Masters Tip to remember Beget:
Just remember the age old saying: Violence Begets Violence
Another popular belief is: Power begets power
Usage Examples for Beget:
1. All though hard work produces positive outcomes in the long terms, it does not always beget success in the short term.
2. Hollow people only beget hollow promises.