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Definition of Induce


  1. To lead in; to introduce.
  2. To draw on; to overspread.
  3. To lead on; to influence; to prevail on; to incite; to move by persuasion or influence.
  4. To bring on; to effect; to cause; as, a fever induced by fatigue or exposure.
  5. 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.
  6. To generalize or conclude as an inference from all the particulars; -- the opposite of deduce.
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Induce Translations

induce in Danish is slutte
induce in Dutch is besluiten, afleiden, concluderen
induce in French is induis, induisons, induisent, induissez, induire
induce in German is veranlassen, induzieren, veranlassen, bewegen
induce in Italian is provocare
induce in Latin is induco, adduco, induco indux inductum
induce in Portuguese is induza
induce in Spanish is inducir