Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 161 (Production)

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#161. Production.-- N. {ant. 162, 158} production, creation, construction, formation, fabrication, manufacture; building, architecture, erection, edification; coinage; diaster[obs]; organization; nisus formativus[Lat]; putting together &c. v.; establishment; workmanship, performance; achievement &c. (completion) 729. flowering, fructification; inflorescence.

bringing forth &c. v.: parturition, birth, birth-throe, childbirth, delivery, confinement, accouchement, travail, labor, midwifery, obstetrics; geniture[obs]; gestation &c. (maturation) 673; assimilation; evolution, development, growth; entelechy[Phil]; fertilization, gemination, germination, heterogamy[Biol], genesis, generation, epigenesis[obs], procreation, progeneration[obs], propagation; fecundation, impregnation; albumen &c. 357.

spontaneous generation; archegenesis[obs], archebiosis[obs]; biogenesis, abiogenesis[obs], digenesis[obs], dysmerogenesis[obs], eumerogenesis[obs], heterogenesis[obs], oogenesis, merogenesis[obs], metogenesis[obs], monogenesis[obs], parthenogenesis, homogenesis[obs], xenogenesis1[obs]; authorship, publication; works, opus, oeuvre.

biogeny[obs], dissogeny[obs], xenogeny[obs]; tocogony[obs], vacuolization.

edifice, building, structure, fabric, erection, pile, tower, flower, fruit.

V. produce, perform, operate, do, make, gar, form, construct, fabricate, frame, contrive, manufacture; weave, forge, coin, carve, chisel; build, raise, edify, rear, erect, put together, set up, run up; establish, constitute, compose, organize, institute; achieve, accomplish &c. (complete) 729.

flower, bear fruit, fructify, teem, ean[obs], yean[obs], farrow, drop, pup, kitten, kindle; bear, lay, whelp, bring forth, give birth to, lie in, be brought to bed of, evolve, pullulate, usher into the world.

make productive &c. 168; create; beget, get, generate, fecundate, impregnate; procreate, progenerate[obs], propagate; engender; bring into being, call into being, bring into existence; breed, hatch, develop, bring up.

induce, superinduce; suscitate|; cause &c. 153; acquire &c. 775.

Adj. produced, producing &c. v.; productive of; prolific &c. 168; creative; formative, genetic, genial, genital; pregnant; enceinte, big with, fraught with; in the family way, teeming, parturient, in the straw, brought to bed of; puerperal, puerperous[obs].

digenetic[obs], heterogenetic[obs], oogenetic, xenogenetic[obs]; ectogenous[obs], gamic[obs], haematobious[obs], sporogenous[Biol], sporophorous[Biol].


Phr. ex nihilo nihil[Lat]; fiat lux[Lat]; materiam superabat opus [Lat][Ovid]; nemo dat quod non habet [Latin].