Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “beget”

beget

verb [T]
 
 
/bɪˈɡet/ (present participle begetting, past tense begot or begat, past participle begotten or begot)
old use to be the father of
成为…的父亲
In the Bible it says that Adam begat Cain and Abel.
《圣经》中说亚当生了该隐和亚伯。
Breeds and breeding
formal to cause
引起,导致
Poverty begets hunger, and hunger begets crime.
贫穷导致饥饿,而饥饿则导致犯罪。
Causing things to happen
(Definition of beget from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “beget” in other dictionaries

Translations of “beget”

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More