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Verb (transitive)


Verb induce has 5 senses


inducev. t. [L. inducere, inductum; pref. in- in + ducere to lead. See Duke, and cf. Induct.].
  •  To lead in; to introduce.  [1913 Webster]
    "The poet may be seen inducing his personages in the first Iliad."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To draw on; to overspread.  Cowper.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To lead on; to influence; to prevail on; to incite; to persuade; to move by persuasion or influence.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "He is not obliged by your offer to do it, . . . though he may be induced, persuaded, prevailed upon, tempted."  [1913 Webster]
    "Let not the covetous desire of growing rich induce you to ruin your reputation."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To bring on; to effect; to cause; as, a fever induced by fatigue or exposure; anaphylactic shock induced by exposure to a allergen.  [1913 Webster]
    "Sour things induces a contraction in the nerves."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To produce, or cause, by proximity without contact or transmission, as a particular electric or magnetic condition in a body, by the approach of another body in an opposite electric or magnetic state.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To generalize or conclude as an inference from all the particulars; -- the opposite of deduce.
  •  To cause the expression of (a gene or gene product) by affecting a transcription control element on the genome, either by inhibiting a negative control or by activating a positive control; to derepress; as, lactose induces the production of beta-galactosidase in Eschericia coli..  [PJC]
Syn. -- To move; instigate; urge; impel; incite; press; influence; actuate.


induce, v.tr.
1 (often foll. by to + infin.) prevail on; persuade.
2 bring about; give rise to.
3 Med. bring on (labour) artificially, esp. by use of drugs.
4 Electr. produce (a current) by induction.
5 Physics cause (radioactivity) by bombardment.
6 infer; derive as a deduction.

inducer n. inducible adj.
ME f. L inducere induct- (as IN-(2), ducere lead)



actuate, admonish, affect, argue, arouse, bend, bias, bring, bring about, bring around, bring forth, bring on, bring out, bring to light, cajole, call forth, call out, call up, carry, cause, caution, charge, coax, collect, color, conclude, contrive, convince, create, decide, deduce, derive, determine, dispose, drag out, draw, draw a conclusion, draw an inference, draw down, draw forth, draw on, draw out, educe, effect, egg on, elicit, encourage, engage, engender, enjoin, enlist, entice, evoke, exhort, expostulate, extract, fetch, find, gather, generate, get, get from, get out of, get to do, give rise to, glean, goad, impel, incite, incline, infer, influence, inspire, instigate, interest in, inveigle, issue a caveat, lead, lead to, lure, motivate, move, nudge, obtain, occasion, persuade, preach, predispose, press, prevail on, prevail upon, procure, prod, produce, prompt, provoke, push, reason, reason that, remonstrate, rouse, secure, seduce, set in motion, soften up, spur, stimulate, summon forth, summon up, superinduce, sway, take as proved, talk into, tempt, tinge, tone, urge, wangle, wangle out of, warn, wear down, weigh with, winkle out, work, work up, worm out, worm out of




VB induce, move, draw, draw on, bring in its train, give an impulse, to, inspire, put up to, prompt, call up, attract, beckon, stimulate, spirit up, inspirit, rouse, arouse, animate, incite, foment, provoke, instigate, set on, actuate, act upon, work upon, operate upon, encourage, pat on the back, pat on the shoulder, clap on the back, clap on the shoulder, influence, weigh with, bias, sway, incline, dispose, predispose, turn the scale, inoculate, lead by the nose, have influence with, have influence over, have influence upon, exercise influence with, exercise influence over, exercise influence upon, go round, come round one, turn the head, magnetize, lobby, persuade, prevail with, prevail upon, overcome, carry, bring round to one's senses, bring to one's senses, draw over, win over, gain over, come over, talk over, procure, enlist, engage, invite, court, tempt, seduce, overpersuade, entice, allure, captivate, fascinate, bewitch, carry away, charm, conciliate, wheedle, coax, lure, inveigle, tantalize, cajole, tamper with, bribe, suborn, grease the palm, bait with a silver hook, gild the pill, make things pleasant, put a sop into the pan, throw a sop to, bait the hook, enforce, force, impel, propel, whip, lash, goad, spur, prick, urge, egg on, hound, hurry on, drag, exhort, advise, call upon, press, advocate, set an example, set the fashion, keep in countenance, be persuaded, yield to temptation, come round, concede, obey a call, follow advice, follow the bent, follow the dictates of, act on principle.


VB be the cause of, originate, give origin to, give rise, to, give occasion to, cause, occasion, sow the seeds of, kindle, suscitate, bring on, bring to bring pass, bring about, produce, create, set up, set afloat, set on foot, found, broach, institute, lay the foundation of, lie at the root of, procure, induce, draw down, open the door to, superinduce, evoke, entail, operate, elicit, provoke, conduce to, contribute, have a hand in the pie, have a finger in the pie, determine, decide, turn the scale, have a common origin, derive its origin.


VB 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, flower, bear fruit, fructify, teem, ean, yean, 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, create, beget, get, generate, fecundate, impregnate, procreate, progenerate, propagate, engender, bring into being, call into being, bring into existence, breed, hatch, develop, bring up, induce, superinduce, suscitate, cause, acquire.

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