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pro·duce

 (prə-do͞os′, -dyo͞os′, prō-)
v. pro·duced, pro·duc·ing, pro·duc·es
v.tr.
1. To bring forth; yield: a plant that produces pink flowers.
2.
a. To create by physical or mental effort: produce a tapestry; produce a poem.
b. To manufacture: factories that produce cars and trucks.
3. To cause to occur or exist; give rise to: chemicals that produce a noxious vapor when mixed.
4. To bring forth; exhibit: reached into a pocket and produced a pack of matches; failed to produce an eyewitness to the crime.
5. To act or operate as producer for: produce a stage play; produce a video.
6. Mathematics To extend (an area or volume) or lengthen (a line).
v.intr.
1. To make or yield products or a product: an apple tree that produces well.
2. To manufacture or create economic goods and services.
n. (prŏd′o͞os, prō′do͞os)
Farm products, especially fresh fruits and vegetables, considered as a group.

[Middle English producen, to proceed, extend, from Latin prōdūcere, to extend, bring forth : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·duc′i·ble, pro·duce′a·ble adj.
Synonyms: produce, bear1, yield
These verbs mean to bring forth as a product: a mine that produces gold; a seed that finally bore fruit; a plant that yields a medicinal oil.

produce

vb
1. to bring (something) into existence; yield
2. to bring forth (a product) by mental or physical effort; make: she produced a delicious dinner for us.
3. (tr) to give birth to
4. (Commerce) (tr) to manufacture (a commodity): this firm produces cartons.
5. (tr) to give rise to: her joke produced laughter.
6. (tr) to present to view: to produce evidence.
7. (Film) to bring before the public: he produced two plays and a film last year.
8. (Music, other) to conceive and create the overall sound of (a record) and supervise its arrangement, recording, and mixing
9. (Mathematics) (tr) geometry to extend (a line)
n
10. anything that is produced; product
11. (Agriculture) agricultural products regarded collectively: farm produce.
[C15: from Latin prōdūcere to bring forward, from pro-1 + dūcere to lead]
proˈducible adj
proˌduciˈbility n

pro•duce

(v. prəˈdus, -ˈdyus; n. ˈprɒd us, -yus, ˈproʊ dus, -dyus)

v. -duced, -duc•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to cause to exist; give rise to: to produce steam.
2. to bring into existence by intellectual or creative ability: to produce a great painting.
3. to make or manufacture: to produce automobiles for export.
4. to give birth to; bear.
5. to furnish or supply; yield: a mine producing silver.
6. to present; exhibit: to produce one's credentials.
7. to bring (a play, movie, opera, etc.) before the public.
8. to extend or prolong, as a line.
v.i.
9. to yield products, offspring, etc.
n.
10. something that is produced; yield; product.
11. agricultural products collectively, esp. vegetables and fruits.
prod•uce
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin prōdūcere to lead or bring forward, extend, prolong, produce =prō- pro-1 + dūcere to lead]
pro•duc′i•ble, adj.

produce

product
1. 'produce' used as a verb

Produce is usually a verb, pronounced /prə'djuːs/.

To produce a result or effect means to cause it to happen.

His comments produced an angry response.
The talks failed to produce an agreement.

To produce goods or food means to make or grow them, usually to be sold.

The factory produces goods for export.
They use all the available land to produce crops.
2. 'produce' used as a noun

Food that is grown to be sold is called produce, pronounced /'prɒdjuːs/.

She has a market stall selling organic produce.
3. 'product'

Goods that are made and sold in large quantities are called products.

Manufacturers spend huge sums of money advertising their products.

produce


Past participle: produced
Gerund: producing

Imperative
produce
produce
Present
I produce
you produce
he/she/it produces
we produce
you produce
they produce
Preterite
I produced
you produced
he/she/it produced
we produced
you produced
they produced
Present Continuous
I am producing
you are producing
he/she/it is producing
we are producing
you are producing
they are producing
Present Perfect
I have produced
you have produced
he/she/it has produced
we have produced
you have produced
they have produced
Past Continuous
I was producing
you were producing
he/she/it was producing
we were producing
you were producing
they were producing
Past Perfect
I had produced
you had produced
he/she/it had produced
we had produced
you had produced
they had produced
Future
I will produce
you will produce
he/she/it will produce
we will produce
you will produce
they will produce
Future Perfect
I will have produced
you will have produced
he/she/it will have produced
we will have produced
you will have produced
they will have produced
Future Continuous
I will be producing
you will be producing
he/she/it will be producing
we will be producing
you will be producing
they will be producing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been producing
you have been producing
he/she/it has been producing
we have been producing
you have been producing
they have been producing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been producing
you will have been producing
he/she/it will have been producing
we will have been producing
you will have been producing
they will have been producing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been producing
you had been producing
he/she/it had been producing
we had been producing
you had been producing
they had been producing
Conditional
I would produce
you would produce
he/she/it would produce
we would produce
you would produce
they would produce
Past Conditional
I would have produced
you would have produced
he/she/it would have produced
we would have produced
you would have produced
they would have produced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.produce - fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the marketproduce - fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
solid food, food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
eater - any green goods that are good to eat; "these apples are good eaters"
Verb1.produce - bring forth or yield; "The tree would not produce fruit"
birth, give birth, bear, deliver, have - cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
sporulate - produce spores; "plants sporulate"
crank out, grind out - produce in a routine or monotonous manner; "We have to crank out publications in order to receive funding"
manufacture - produce naturally; "this gland manufactures a specific substance only"
2.produce - create or manufacture a man-made productproduce - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
breed - cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs"
redo, refashion, remake, make over - make new; "She is remaking her image"
prefabricate - produce synthetically, artificially, or stereotypically and unoriginally
underproduce - produce below capacity or demand; "The East German factories were underproducing for many years"
output - to create or manufacture a specific amount; "the computer is outputting the data from the job I'm running"
pulse, pulsate - produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses; "pulse waves"; "a transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube"
clap together, clap up, slap together - make hastily and carelessly
customise, customize, custom-make, tailor-make - make to specifications; "I had this desk custom-made for me"
dummy, dummy up - make a dummy of; "dummy up the books that are to be published"
turn out - produce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery; "This factory turns out saws"
machine - make by machinery; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars"
churn out - produce something at a fast rate; "He churns out papers, but they are all about the same topic"
overproduce - produce in excess; "The country overproduces cars"
elaborate - produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product; "The bee elaborates honey"
put out - put out considerable effort; "He put out the same for seven managers"
laminate - create laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material
bootleg - produce or distribute illegally; "bootleg tapes of the diva's singing"
generate - produce (energy); "We can't generate enough power for the entire city"; "The hydroelectric plant needs to generate more electricity"
generate, yield, render, give, return - give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
create, make - create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
extrude, squeeze out - form or shape by forcing through an opening; "extrude steel"
smelt - extract (metals) by heating
reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
preassemble, prefabricate - to manufacture sections of (a building), especially in a factory, so that they can be easily transported to and rapidly assembled on a building site of buildings
fudge together, throw together - produce shoddily, without much attention to detail
print, publish - put into print; "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed"
confect - make or construct
proof - make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
burn, cut - create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
3.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"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
induct, induce - produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes
lead, result, leave - have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
4.produce - bring out for display; "The proud father produced many pictures of his baby"; "The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him"
display, exhibit, expose - to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"
turn on - produce suddenly or automatically; "Turn on the charm"; "turn on the waterworks"
5.produce - cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniquesproduce - cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here"
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
carry - bear (a crop); "this land does not carry olives"
overproduce - produce in excess; produce more than needed or wanted
cultivate - foster the growth of
keep - raise; "She keeps a few chickens in the yard"; "he keeps bees"
6.produce - bring onto the market or release; "produce a movie"; "bring out a book"; "produce a new play"
offer - produce or introduce on the stage; "The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear' this month"
7.produce - come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)produce - come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
fledge, feather - grow feathers; "The young sparrows are fledging already"
regrow - grow anew or continue growth after an injury or interruption; "parts of the trunk of this tree can regrow"; "some invertebrates can regrow limbs or their tail after they lost it due to an injury"
spring - develop suddenly; "The tire sprang a leak"
sprout, stock - put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year"
tiller, stool - grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers
leaf - produce leaves, of plants
pod - produce pods, of plants
teethe - grow teeth; cut the baby teeth; "The little one is teething now"
pupate - develop into a pupa; "the insect larva pupate"
work up, get up - develop; "we worked up an as of an appetite"
cut - have grow through the gums; "The baby cut a tooth"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
develop, evolve, acquire - gain through experience; "I acquired a strong aversion to television"; "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"; "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"; "develop a passion for painting"

produce

verb
2. make, build, create, develop, turn out, manufacture, construct, invent, assemble, put together, originate, fabricate, mass-produce The company produces circuitry for communications systems.
3. create, develop, write, turn out, compose, originate, churn out (informal) So far he has produced only one composition he deems suitable for performance.
4. yield, provide, grow, bear, give, supply, afford, render, furnish The plant produces sweet fruit with deep red flesh.
5. bring forth, bear, deliver, breed, give birth to, beget, bring into the world Some species of snake produce live young.
6. show, provide, present, advance, demonstrate, offer, come up with, exhibit, put forward, furnish, bring forward, set forth, bring to light They challenged him to produce evidence to support his allegations.
7. display, show, present, proffer You must produce your passport upon re-entering the country.
8. present, stage, direct, put on, do, show, mount, exhibit, put before the public He produced Broadway's longest show.
noun
1. fruit and vegetables, goods, food, products, crops, yield, harvest, greengrocery (Brit.) I buy organic produce whenever possible.

produce

verb
1. To bring forth (a product):
2. To bring (a product or idea, for example) into being:
3. To make as income or profit:
4. To form by artistic effort:
5. To create by forming, combining, or altering materials:
6. To cause to come into existence:
7. Mathematics. To make or become longer:
Translations
تَضَع، تَلِدمَنْتوج، غُلَّه،مَحْصوليُبْرِز، يُنْتِجيُخْرِج مَسْرَحِيَّهيُسَبِّب، يُحْدِث
inscenovatprodukovatproduktrežírovatrodit
producereproduktfødefrembringe
tuottaatuotteetvalmistaaesittäätehdä
proizvestiproducirati
bemutatelõveszgyártkihozszínre hoz
framleiîaframleiîslageta af sérleggja fram, sÿnaleiîa af sér
生産する
생산하다
atsivestiatvestigaminyspastatymasprodiuseris
atnestiesdot ražuizgatavotizraisītproducēt
produkovaťprodukt
dajatidatiizdelekizdelovatipridelek
producera
ผลิต
tạo ra

produce

A. [prəˈdjuːs] VT
1. (= yield) [+ coal, crop, electricity, sound] → producir; [+ milk] [farm] → producir; [cow] → dar; [+ interest] → rendir, producir; [+ profit, benefits] → producir, reportar
the plant produces three harvests a yearla planta da tres cosechas al año
friction produces heatla fricción produce calor
oil-producing countriespaíses mpl productores de petróleo
2. (= manufacture) [+ cars, weapons, drugs] → fabricar, producir
3. (= create) [+ novel] → escribir; [+ magazine] → publicar; [+ musical work] → componer
she has produced consistently good work at schoolsu trabajo escolar siempre ha sido bueno
he is the most creative novelist this century has producedes el novelista más creativo que nos ha dado este siglo
with this symphony he has produced a masterpieceha compuesto una obra maestra con esta sinfonía
4. (= give birth to) [+ offspring] [animal] → parir; [woman] → tener, dar a luz a; [parents] → tener
5. (= bring out, supply) [+ gift, handkerchief, gun] → sacar; [+ ticket, documents, evidence, proof] → presentar; [+ argument] → dar, presentar; [+ witness] → nombrar; [+ meal] → preparar
when challenged he produced a knifecuando se le paró sacó una navaja
6. (Cine, Theat) [+ film, play, show] → producir (TV, Rad) → realizar (Publishing) [+ magazine] → publicar (Mus) [+ record] → producir
7. (= cause) [+ symptoms] → producir, causar; [+ response] → provocar, producir
it produced a sensation of drowsinessproducía or causaba una sensación de somnolencia
the photographer used a special lens to produce that effectel fotógrafo usó una lente especial para producir ese efecto
by combining the two kinds of paint you can produce some interesting effectscombinando las dos clases de pintura puedes conseguir efectos interesantes
you may find that just threatening this course of action will produce the desired effectpuedes encontrarte con que amenazar este procedimiento producirá el efecto deseado
she is optimistic that his visit could produce resultspiensa que su visita podría surtir efecto
8. (Geom) [+ line, plane] → prolongar
B. [prəˈdjuːs] VI
1. [mine, oil well, factory] → producir; [land, tree] → dar fruto(s); [cow] → dar leche; [person] → rendir
2. (Theat, Cine) → producir (TV, Rad) → realizar
C. [ˈprɒdjuːs] N (Agr) → productos mpl agrícolas, productos mpl del campo
"produce of Turkey"producto m de Turquía
"produce of more than one country"producto m elaborado en varios países
see also dairy B
see also farm D
D. [ˈprɒdjuːs] CPD produce counter N (US) → mostrador m de verdura
produce store N (US) → verdulería f

produce

[prəˈdjuːs]
vt
(= manufacture) [+ product, item] → produire
[+ meal] → confectionner
(= yield) [+ oil, gas, electricity] → produire
(= cause) → produire
The drug is known to produce side-effects → Le médicament est connu pour produire des effets secondaires.
(= make, create) [+ carbon dioxide, toxins, gases, antibodies] → produire
to produce seed → produire des graines
(= bring about) [+ agreement, result] → produire
to produce results → produire des résultats
(= offer) [+ evidence, argument] → produire
(= show) [+ document] → produire
[+ show, play, film, programme] → produire
(= take out) (from bag, pocket)sortir
[ˈprɒdjuːs] n (= food) → produits mpl
local produce → les produits locaux

produce

n no pl (Agr) → Produkt (→ e pl), → Erzeugnis(se) nt(pl); Italian produce, produce of Italyitalienisches Erzeugnis; the produce of the soildie Bodenprodukte or -erzeugnisse pl
vt
(= yield)produzieren; (Ind) → produzieren, herstellen; electricity, energy, heaterzeugen; cropabwerfen; coalfördern, produzieren; (= create) book, article, essayschreiben; painting, sculptureanfertigen; ideas, novel etc, masterpiecehervorbringen; interest, return on capitalbringen, abwerfen; mealmachen, herstellen; the sort of environment that produces criminal typesdas Milieu, das Kriminelle hervorbringt; to produce offspringJunge bekommen; (hum: people) → Nachwuchs bekommen; to be well producedgut gemacht sein; (goods also) → gut gearbeitet sein; hopefully he can produce the goods (fig inf)hoffentlich bringt er es auch (inf)
(= bring forward, show) gift, wallet etchervorholen (from, out of aus); pistolziehen (from, out of aus); proof, evidenceliefern, beibringen; resultsliefern; effecterzielen; witnessbeibringen; ticket, documentsvorzeigen; she managed to produce something special for dinneres gelang ihr, zum Abendessen etwas Besonderes auf den Tisch zu bringen; I can’t produce it out of thin airich kann es doch nicht aus dem Nichts hervorzaubern or aus dem Ärmel schütteln (inf); if we don’t produce results soonwenn wir nicht bald Ergebnisse vorweisen können; he produced an incredible backhandihm gelang ein unglaublicher Rückhandschlag; he produced a sudden burst of speeder rannte plötzlich kurz los
playinszenieren; filmproduzieren; who’s producing you?wer ist Ihr Regisseur?
(= cause) famine, bitterness, impression, interest etchervorrufen; sparkerzeugen
(Math) lineverlängern
vi
(Theat) → das/ein Stück inszenieren; (Film) → den/einen Film produzieren
(factory, mine)produzieren; (land)Ertrag bringen; (tree)tragen; this cow hasn’t produced for years (produced calf) → diese Kuh hat jahrelang nicht mehr gekalbt; (produced milk) → diese Kuh hat jahrelang keine Milch mehr gegeben; when is she going to produce? (hum)wann ist es denn so weit?; it’s about time that you produced (hum)es wird bald Zeit, dass ihr mal an Nachwuchs denkt

produce

[n ˈprɒdjuːs; vb prəˈdjuːs]
1. n (Agr) → prodotto collective nprodotti mpl
2. vt
a. (manufacture, gen) → produrre; (create, book, essay) → scrivere; (work of art) → fare; (meal) → preparare; (ideas, profit) → dare; (give birth to) → partorire
b. (bring, show, gen) → tirar fuori; (tickets) → esibire, mostrare; (proof of identity) → produrre, fornire
I can't suddenly produce £500! → da dove le tiro fuori 500 sterline?
c. (film) → produrre; (play) → mettere in scena
d. (cause, gen) → causare, provocare; (results) → produrre; (interest) → suscitare
this produced a stir → ha fatto sensazione

produce

(prəˈdjuːs) verb
1. to bring out. She produced a letter from her pocket.
2. to give birth to. A cow produces one or two calves a year.
3. to cause. His joke produced a shriek of laughter from the children.
4. to make or manufacture. The factory produces furniture.
5. to give or yield. The country produces enough food for the population.
6. to arrange and prepare (a theatre performance, film, television programme etc). The play was produced by Henry Dobson.
(ˈprodjuːs) noun
something that is produced, especially crops, eggs, milk etc from farms. agricultural/farm produce.
proˈducer noun
a person who produces a play, film, etc, but is usually not responsible for instructing the actors.
product (ˈprodəkt) noun
1. a result. The plan was the product of hours of thought.
2. something manufactured. The firm manufactures metal products.
3. the result of multiplying one number by another. The product of 9 and 2 is 18.
proˈduction (-ˈdakʃən) noun
1. the act or process of producing something. car-production; The production of the film cost a million dollars.
2. the amount produced, especially of manufactured goods. The new methods increased production.
3. a particular performance, or set of repeated performances, of a play etc. I prefer this production of `Hamlet' to the one I saw two years ago.
proˈductive (-ˈdaktiv) adjective
(negative unproductive) producing a lot; fruitful. productive land; Our discussion was not very productive.
productivity (prodəkˈtivəti) noun
the rate or efficiency of work especially in industrial production.

produce

يُنْتِجُ vytvořit producere produzieren παράγω producir tuottaa produire proizvesti produrre 生産する 생산하다 produceren produsere wyprodukować produzir производить producera ผลิต üretmek tạo ra 生产

produce

n. producto, esp. vegetales, frutas y legumbres; producción;
v. producir, crear; causar.

produce

vt producir
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Hannah `felt in her bones' that it was going to be an unusually fine day, and she proved herself a true prophetess, for everybody and everything seemed bound to produce a grand success.
Even so," replied the stranger, making diligent use of his triangular castor, to produce a circulation in the close air of the woods, and leaving his hearers in doubt to which of the young man's questions he responded; when, however, he had cooled his face, and recovered his breath, he continued, "I hear you are riding to William Henry; as I am journeying thitherward myself, I concluded good company would seem consistent to the wishes of both parties.
It was true that some land was cultivated on the further slope, some mills erected and lumber furnished from the inexhaustible forest; but the consumers were the inhabitants themselves, who paid for their produce in borrowed capital or unlimited credit.
Hence, too, might be drawn a weighty lesson from the little-regarded truth, that the act of the passing generation is the germ which may and must produce good or evil fruit in a far-distant time; that, together with the seed of the merely temporary crop, which mortals term expediency, they inevitably sow the acorns of a more enduring growth, which may darkly overshadow their posterity.
Would he not suddenly sink into the earth, leaving a barren and blasted spot, where, in due course of time, would be seen deadly nightshade, dogwood, henbane, and whatever else of vegetable wickedness the climate could produce, all flourishing with hideous luxuriance?
This I took for a sign that he had himself something to produce and that we should only have to wait.
And when he would hear Tashtego singing out for him to produce himself, that his bones might be picked, the simple-witted Steward all but shattered the crockery hanging round him in the pantry, by his sudden fits of the palsy.
Moreover, while in most other animals that I can now think of, the eyes are so planted as imperceptibly to blend their visual power, so as to produce one picture and not two to the brain; the peculiar position of the whale's eyes, effectually divided as they are by many cubic feet of solid head, which towers between them like a great mountain separating two lakes in valleys; this, of course, must wholly separate the impressions which each independent organ imparts.
The people were tremendously stirred up over its encroachments, but nobody had any remedy to suggest; it was the task of Socialists to teach and organize them, and prepare them for the time when they were to seize the huge machine called the Beef Trust, and use it to produce food for human beings and not to heap up fortunes for a band of pirates.
What meaning was couched under this terrible threat, it is difficult to say; but certain it is that its awful indistinctness seemed to produce very little impression on the young sinners addressed.
Living much out of doors, in the sun and wind, will no doubt produce a certain roughness of character--will cause a thicker cuticle to grow over some of the finer qualities of our nature, as on the face and hands, or as severe manual labor robs the hands of some of their delicacy of touch.
I said I did not propose to be discriminated against on the account of my nationality; that he had just sold a diploma to this German gentleman, and my money was a good as his; I would see to it that he couldn't keep his shop for Germans and deny his produce to Americans; I would have his license taken away from him at the dropping of a handkerchief; if France refused to break him, I would make an international matter of it and bring on a war; the soil should be drenched with blood; and not only that, but I would set up an opposition show and sell diplomas at half price.