generate verb

ADV. quickly | automatically, spontaneously People used to believe that dirt spontaneously generated disease. | randomly a sequence of randomly generated fractions | externally, internally internally generated revenue | locally

VERB + GENERATE help (to) the opportunity to help generate ideas | be used to The wind turbines are used to generate electricity. | be expected to, be likely to The lottery is expected to generate substantial funds for charities.

PREP. from Living cells generate energy from food. profits generated from the company's activities