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induce

 
Verb induce has 5 senses
  1. induce, bring on - cause to arise; "induce a crisis"
    --1 is one way to generate, bring forth
    Derived forms: noun inducement2, noun induction7, noun inducing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make - cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"
    Derived forms: noun inducement1, noun induction8, noun inducer2, noun inducing1
    Sample sentence:
    They induce him to write the letter
  3. induce, stimulate, rush, hasten - cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
    --3 is one way to effect, effectuate, bring about, set up
    Derived forms: noun induction7, noun inducing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. induce - reason or establish by induction
    --4 is one way to
    reason, reason out, conclude
    Derived form: noun induction3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  5. induce, induct - produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes
    --5 is one way to produce, bring about, give rise
    Derived forms: noun induction4, noun induction2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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