Translation of "generate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈdʒen·ər·eɪt/ us /ˈdʒen·əˌreɪt/ present participle generating, past tense and past participle generated

to make something exist

This movie has generated a lot of interest.

to make energy

We need to generate more electricity.

(Translation of “generate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈdʒenəreit/

to cause or produce

generar, producir, causar, suscitar
This machine generates electricity
His suggestions generated a lot of ill-feeling.
generation noun

one stage in the descent of a family

All three generations – children, parents and grandparents – lived together quite happily.

people born at about the same time

People of my generation all think the same way about this.
the generation gap noun

the difference in views and the lack of understanding between younger and older people.

brecha entre generaciones, conflicto generacional
generator noun

a machine which produces electricity, gas etc

The hospital has an emergency generator.

(Translation of “generate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)