(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. goods, yield, harvest; fruit, vegetables; stock, commodity, product. See agriculture, sale. —v. show, exhibit; create, originate, bear, breed, hatch; make, fashion, manufacture. See production, reproduction.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. product, fruitage, harvest, result, resultant, crop, return, effect, consequence, amount, profit, ingathering, outcome, outgrowth, aftermath, gain, emolument, realization; see also butter , cheese , cream 1 , food , fruit 1 , grain 1 , milk , vegetable .
1. [To bear]
Syn. yield, bring forth, give forth, give birth to, propagate, bring out, come through, blossom, flower, deliver, generate, engender, breed, contribute, give, afford, furnish, return, render, show fruit, fructify, fetch, bring in, present, offer, provide, contribute, sell for, bear, bear fruit, accrue, allow, admit, proliferate, be delivered of, bring to birth, reproduce, foal, lamb, drop, be brought to bed, calve, fawn, whelp, cub, kitten, hatch, farrow, throw, usher into the world, spawn; see also yield 2 .
2. [To create by mental effort]
Syn. originate, author, procreate, bring forth, conceive, engender, effectuate, write, design, fabricate, imagine, turn out, devise, hammer out, crank out*, churn out*, grind out*; see also compose 3 , create 2 , invent 1 , 2 .
3. [To cause]
Syn. effect, occasion, bring about; see begin 1 .
4. [To show]
Syn. exhibit, present, unfold; see display 1 .
5. [To make]
Syn. assemble, build, construct; see manufacture 1 .
6. [To present a performance]
Syn. present, play, put on the stage; see act 3 , perform 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. make manufacture, create, bear, generate, form, fabricate, construct, invent, devise, fashion, frame, turn out.
2. cause effect, bring about, generate, result in, breed.
3. show for inspection display, present, offer, exhibit, show, disclose.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To bring forth (a product): bear, give, yield. See RICH. 2. To bring (a product or idea, for example) into being: develop, generate. See KIN. 3. To make as income or profit: bring in, clear, draw, earn, gain, gross, net2, pay, realize, repay, return, yield. See MONEY. 4. To form by artistic effort: compose, create, indite, write. See MAKE. 5. To create by forming, combining, or altering materials: assemble, build, construct, fabricate, fashion, forge1, frame, make, manufacture, mold, put together, shape. See MAKE. 6. To cause to come into existence: beget, breed, create, engender, father, hatch, make, originate, parent, procreate, sire, spawn. Idiom: give birth (or rise) to. See MAKE. 7. Mathematics. To make or become longer: draw out, elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, prolongate, protract, spin (out), stretch (out). See INCREASE, LONG.

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