verb (used with object), be·got or (Archaic) be·gat; be·got·ten or be·got; be·get·ting.
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Example sentences from the Web for beget
This achievement obsession can also beget greed, causing those who are prosperous high achievers to believe they are the elect.How the Pressure of the Model Minority Myth Restricts Our Imagination—and Our Freedom|Sanjena Sathian|April 9, 2021|Time
At least the favorites should have an opportunity to beget some inky foals.Style Conversational Week 1430: Back in the saddle again|Pat Myers|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
Because today’s streaming services pay artists by streams per song, which means longer tracklists beget bigger paydays, making this year’s most-hyped pop albums puffy by design.Album of the year is the Grammy that nobody deserves to win|Chris Richards|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
A society which is willing to accept increasing levels of violence is a society that will beget more of it.From the Levant to Ferguson to Baltimore, The Most Violent Summer in Years|Gene Robinson|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An interest in fashion also seems to beget an assumption of selfishness and mean-spiritedness.Michelle Obama and Ann Romney: First Ladies of Style|Robin Givhan|October 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
While some may say that our exploding obesity epidemic is a hyperbole, fat does beget fat.
This year, however, risk has returned to broadcast television—now will it actually beget innovation?
This year, risk has returned to broadcast television—now will it actually beget innovation?
Marriage will not cure hysteria,—the worst cases are married women, and they beget other hysterics in spreading succession.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Were it not for the existence of passions no one would build a house, marry a wife, beget children, or do any work.
The tendency of the American system, on the other hand, is to beget a spirit of routine and to check productivity.
But the power of Number, hypostatically existing within it, divided it, and made it beget the manifold.
Of which soul are these reasons,79 which do not beget the man (though they do beget the animal), then the actualization?