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in·duce

 (ĭn-do͞os′, -dyo͞os′)
tr.v. in·duced, in·duc·ing, in·duc·es
1. To lead or move, as to a course of action, by influence or persuasion. See Synonyms at persuade.
2. To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of; cause: a drug used to induce labor.
3. To infer by inductive reasoning.
4. Physics
a. To produce (an electric current or a magnetic charge) by induction.
b. To produce (radioactivity, for example) artificially by bombardment of a substance with neutrons, gamma rays, and other particles.
5. Biochemistry To initiate or increase the production of (an enzyme or other protein) at the level of genetic transcription.
6. Genetics To cause an increase in the transcription of the RNA of (a gene).

[Middle English inducen, from Old French inducer, from Latin indūcere : in-, in; see in-2 + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

in·duc′i·ble adj.

induce

(ɪnˈdjuːs)
vb (tr)
1. (often foll by an infinitive) to persuade or use influence on
2. to cause or bring about
3. (Medicine) med to initiate or hasten (labour), as by administering a drug to stimulate uterine contractions
4. (Logic) logic obsolete to assert or establish (a general proposition, hypothesis, etc) by induction
5. (General Physics) to produce (an electromotive force or electrical current) by induction
6. (General Physics) to transmit (magnetism) by induction
[C14: from Latin indūcere to lead in, from dūcere to lead]
inˈducer n
inˈducible adj

in•duce

(ɪnˈdus, -ˈdyus)

v.t. -duced, -duc•ing.
1. to lead or move by persuasion or influence, as to some action or state of mind: Induce him to stay.
2. to bring about or cause: It induces sleep.
3. to produce (an electric current) by induction.
4. Logic. to assert or establish (a proposition about a class) on the basis of observations on a number of particular facts.
5. Genetics. to increase expression of (a gene) by inactivating a negative control system or activating a positive control system.
6. Biochem. to stimulate the synthesis of (a protein, esp. an enzyme) by increasing gene transcription.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin indūcere to lead or bring in, introduce =in- in-2 + dūcere to lead]
in•duc′i•ble, adj.
syn: See persuade.

induce


Past participle: induced
Gerund: inducing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.induce - cause to arise; "induce a crisis"
bring forth, generate - bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"; "The computer generated this image"; "The earthquake generated a tsunami"
2.induce - 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"
decide - cause to decide; "This new development finally decided me!"
persuade - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
bring - induce or persuade; "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"
solicit - incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination; "He was accused of soliciting his colleagues to destroy the documents"
encourage - spur on; "His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife"
let - actively cause something to happen; "I let it be known that I was not interested"
lead - cause to undertake a certain action; "Her greed led her to forge the checks"
instigate, prompt, inspire - serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"
suborn - induce to commit perjury or give false testimony; "The President tried to suborn false witnesses"
compel, obligate, oblige - force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
3.induce - cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
effect, effectuate, set up - produce; "The scientists set up a shock wave"
4.induce - reason or establish by induction
logical system, system of logic, logic - a system of reasoning
conclude, reason, reason out - decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
5.induce - produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
give rise, bring about, produce - cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"

induce

verb
2. persuade, encourage, influence, get, move, press, draw, convince, urge, prompt, sway, entice, coax, incite, impel, talk someone into, prevail upon, actuate I would do anything to induce them to stay.
persuade stop, prevent, discourage, deter, dissuade

induce

verb
1. To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way:
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induce

[ɪnˈdjuːs] VT
1. (= persuade) → inducir, persuadir
to induce sb to do sthinducir or persuadir a algn a hacer algo
nothing would induce me to gonada me induciría a ir, nada podría hacerme ir
what on earth induced him to do it?¿qué diablos lo indujo or lo llevó a hacerlo?
2. (= cause) [+ sleep] → producir, inducir
3. (Med) [+ birth] → inducir
I was inducedme tuvieron que provocar el parto
4. (Elec) → inducir

induce

[ɪnˈdjuːs] vt
(= cause) → provoquer
(= persuade) → persuader
to induce sb to do sth → persuader qn de faire qch
[+ birth, labour] → provoquer
to be induced [pregnant woman] → être déclenchée

induce

vt
(= persuade) to induce somebody to do somethingjdn dazu bewegen or bringen or veranlassen, etw zu tun
reaction, change, hypnosisherbeiführen; relaxationbewirken; sleepherbeiführen; illness, vomitingverursachen, führen zu; labour, birtheinleiten; this drug induces sleepdieses Mittel hat eine einschläfernde Wirkung; she had to be induceddie Geburt musste eingeleitet werden; (artificially) induced sleepkünstlicher Schlaf; a stress-/drug-induced conditionein durch Stress/Drogen ausgelöstes Leiden
(Philos) → induktiv or durch Induktion erarbeiten
(Elec) current, magnetic effectinduzieren

induce

[ɪnˈdjuːs] vt (persuade) → persuadere, convincere; (bring about, sleep) → provocare; (birth) → indurre
to induce sb to do sth → persuadere or convincere qn a fare qc

in·duce

v. inducir, provocar, suscitar, ocasionar.

induce

vt inducir, provocar; exercise-induced inducido (provocado) por el ejercicio
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