Definitions for induce

Definitions for (verb) induce

Main entry: induce

Definition: reason or establish by induction

Main entry: cause, induce, get, have, make, stimulate

Definition: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

Usage: 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

Main entry: induce, bring on

Definition: cause to arise

Usage: induce a crisis

Main entry: stimulate, rush, induce, hasten

Definition: cause to occur rapidly

Usage: the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions

Main entry: induce, induct

Definition: produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes

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