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induce

in·duce

induce

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn dus
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: induced, induces, inducing
definition: to cause.
If you swallow that kind of poison, you should induce vomiting immediately.
 
synonyms:
cause, produce
similar words:
encourage, get
derivations: inducible (adj.), inducer (n.)
Word Parts
The word induce contains the following part:
duc, duct Latin root that means lead; draw along