v. produce; give rise to
One good turn may deserve another; it does not necessarily beget another.
Sentence in Classic:
As for the sons and the daughters they beget, why, those sons and daughters must take care of themselves; at least, with only the maternal help.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Therefore it is wiser to have a reputation for meanness which brings reproach without hatred, than to be compelled through seeking a reputation for liberality to incur a name for rapacity which begets reproach with hatred.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context
So little power does the bare act of begetting give a man over his issue; if all his care ends there, and this be all the title he hath to the name and authority of a father.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context