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educe

e·duce

educe

 
pronunciation:
ih dus
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: educed, educes, educing
definition 1: to bring out; draw forth; elicit.
similar words:
derive, elicit, evoke
definition 2: to conclude, based on facts; infer.
similar words:
derive
derivation: educible (adj.)
Word Parts
The word educe contains the following parts:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.
duc, duct Latin root that means lead; draw along