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 (ĭ-do͞os′, ĭ-dyo͞os′)
tr.v. e·duced, e·duc·ing, e·duc·es
1. To draw or bring out; elicit. See Synonyms at evoke.
2. To infer or work out from given facts: educe principles from experience.

[Middle English educen, to direct the flow of, from Latin ēdūcere : ē-, ex-, ex- + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

e·duc′i·ble adj.
e·duc′tion (ĭ-dŭk′shən) n.
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1. something educed
2. the act or process of educing
3. (Mechanical Engineering) the exhaust stroke of a steam or internal-combustion engine. Compare induction
[C17: from Latin ēductiō, from ēdūcere to educe]
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the process of deducing or inferring. — eductive, adj.
See also: Thinking
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