spawn - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/spɔːn/
present tense
I/you/we/theyspawn
he/she/itspawns
present participlespawning
past tensespawned
past participlespawned
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to produce spawn
  2. 2
    [transitive] if one thing spawns something else, it creates it

    The book was a fantastic success, spawning a hit TV series.