Meaning of INDUCE in English


vt to lead in; to introduce.

2. induce ·vt to draw on; to overspread.

3. induce ·vt to generalize or conclude as an inference from all the particulars;

— the opposite of deduce.

4. induce ·vt to bring on; to effect; to cause; as, a fever induced by fatigue or exposure.

5. induce ·vt to lead on; to influence; to prevail on; to incite; to move by persuasion or influence.

6. induce ·vt to produce, or cause, by proximity without contact or transmission, as a particular electric or magnetic condition in a body, by the approach of another body in an opposite electric or magnetic state.

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