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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Begot, Begottenthe participle passive of the verb beget.

    Remember that thou wast begot of them. Ecclus, vii. 28.

    The first he met, Antiphates the brave,
    But base begotten on a Theban slave. John Dryden, Æneid.


  1. begot

    Human reproduction is sexual reproduction that results in human fertilization to produce a human offspring. It typically involves sexual intercourse between a sexually mature human male and female. During sexual intercourse, the interaction between the male and female reproductive systems results in fertilization of the ovum by the sperm to form a zygote. These specialized reproductive cells are called gametes, which are created in a process called gametogenesis. While normal cells contain 46 chromosomes (23 pairs), gamete cells only contain 23 single chromosomes, and it is when these two cells merge into one zygote cell that genetic recombination occurs and the new zygote contains 23 chromosomes from each parent, giving it 46 chromosomes (23 pairs). The zygote then undergoes a defined development process that is known as human embryogenesis, and this starts the typical 9-month gestation period that is followed by childbirth. The fertilization of the ovum may be achieved by artificial insemination methods, which do not involve sexual intercourse. Assisted reproductive technology also exists.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Begot

    of Beget

  2. Begot

    of Beget

  3. Begot

    imp. & p. p. of Beget

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Begot

    be-got′, Begotten, be-got′n, pa.p. of Beget.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of begot in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of begot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of begot in a Sentence

  1. Laurence Sterne:

    I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me.

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