begetter mid-15c., agent noun from BEGET (Cf. beget).

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  • Begetter — Be*get ter, n. One who begets; a father. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • begetter — index architect, author (originator), derivation, parents Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • begetter — [[t]bɪge̱tə(r)[/t]] begetters N COUNT: with poss The begetter of something has caused this thing to come into existence. [FORMAL] ...Erin Pizzey, founder of the Chiswick Women s Refuge and begetter of the battered women s movement …   English dictionary

  • begetter — beget ► VERB (begetting; past begot; past part. begotten) archaic or literary 1) produce (a child). 2) cause. DERIVATIVES begetter noun. ORIGIN Old English, «get, obtain by effort» …   English terms dictionary

  • begetter — noun see beget …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • begetter — See beget. * * * …   Universalium

  • begetter — noun a) A procreator; one who begets. b) An originator; a creator …   Wiktionary

  • begetter — be get·ter || tÉ™ n. one who begets …   English contemporary dictionary

  • begetter — be·get·ter …   English syllables

  • begetter — noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father) his father was born in Atlanta • Syn: ↑father, ↑male parent • Ant: ↑female parent (for: ↑male parent), ↑mother …   Useful english dictionary

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