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- induce (v.)
- late 14c., "to lead by persuasions or other influences," from Latin inducere "lead into, bring in, introduce, conduct, persuade," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Meaning "to bring about," of concrete situations, etc., is from early 15c.; sense of "to infer by reasoning" is from 1560s. Electro-magnetic sense first recorded 1777. Related: Induced; inducing.
- 1. He might decide that it is best to induce labour.
- 2. Taking a brisk walk can often induce a feeling of well-being.
- 3. Nothing would induce me to take the job.
- 4. Certain chemicals can induce undesirable changes in the nervous system.
- 5. The medicine will induce sleep.
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