Begot
Beget Be*get", v. t. [imp. {Begot}, (Archaic) {Begat}; p. p. {Begot}, {Begotten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Begetting}.] [OE. bigiten, bigeten, to get, beget, AS. begitan to get; pref. be- + gitan. See {Get}, v. t. ] 1. To procreate, as a father or sire; to generate; -- commonly said of the father. [1913 Webster]

Yet they a beauteous offspring shall beget. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To get (with child.) [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To produce as an effect; to cause to exist. [1913 Webster]

Love is begot by fancy. --Granville. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • begot — begot; un·begot; …   English syllables

  • Begot — Be*got (b[ e]*g[o^]t ), imp. & p. p. of {Beget}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • begot — [bē gät′, bigät′] vt. pt. & alt. pp. of BEGET …   English World dictionary

  • Begot — Beget Be*get , v. t. [imp. {Begot}, (Archaic) {Begat}; p. p. {Begot}, {Begotten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Begetting}.] [OE. bigiten, bigeten, to get, beget, AS. begitan to get; pref. be + gitan. See {Get}, v. t. ] 1. To procreate, as a father or sire;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • begot — past of BEGET. * * * past tense and past participle of ↑beget * * * begot [begot] [bɪˈɡɒt] ; [bɪˈɡɑːt] past tense of ↑beget …   Useful english dictionary

  • begot — [[t]bɪgɒ̱t[/t]] Begot is the past tense of beget …   English dictionary

  • begot — /bi got /, v. pt. and a pp. of beget. * * * …   Universalium

  • begot — be|got [bıˈgɔt US bıˈga:t] the past tense of ↑beget …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • begot — be|got the past tense and past participle of beget …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • begot — be·get || bɪ get v. cause, give rise to; father, sire …   English contemporary dictionary

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