Meaning of INDUCE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪndju:s, AM -du:s- ]
( induces, inducing, induced)
To induce a state or condition means to cause it.
Doctors said surgery could induce a heart attack.
...an economic crisis induced by high oil prices.
VERB : V n , V-ed
If you induce someone to do something, you persuade or influence them to do it.
More than 4,000 teachers were induced to take early retirement.
VERB : be V-ed to-inf
If a doctor or nurse induces labour or birth, they cause a pregnant woman to start giving birth by using drugs or other medical means. ( MEDICAL )
He might decide that it is best to induce labour.
VERB : V n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006