What are some opposite words for induce?

Antonyms for induce
ɪnˈdus, -ˈdyusin·duce

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Wiktionary

  1. induceverb

    to cause or produce (electric current or a magnetic state) by a physical process of induction

    Synonyms:
    instigate, provoke, bring about, prompt, trigger, stimulate

  2. induceverb

    Antonyms:
    deduce

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. induce

    One object draws another when it moves it toward itself or in the direction of its own motion by the exertion of adequate force, whether slight or powerful. To attract is to exert a force that tends to draw, tho it may produce no actual motion; all objects are attracted toward the earth, tho they may be sustained from falling. To drag is to draw against strong resistance; as, to drag a sled over bare ground, or a carriage up a steep hill. To pull is to exert a drawing force, whether adequate or inadequate; as, the fish pulls on the line; a dentist pulls a tooth. To tug is to draw, or try to draw, a resisting object with a continuous straining motion; as, to tug at the oar. To haul is to draw somewhat slowly a heavy object; as, to haul a seine; to haul logs. One vessel tows another. In the figurative sense, attract is more nearly akin to incline, draw to induce. We are attracted by one's appearance, drawn to his side. Compare ALLURE; ARRAY; INFLUENCE.

    See synonyms for DRIVE.

    Antonyms:
    alienate, estrange, rebuff, reject, repel, repulse

    Synonyms:
    allure, attract, drag, draw, entice, haul, incline, lead, lure, pull, tow, tug

    Preposition:
    To draw water from or out of the well; draw the boat through the water, to the shore; draw air into the lungs; draw with cords of love; the wagon is drawn by horses, along the road, across the field, over the stones, through the woods, to the barn.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. induceverb

    Antonyms:
    slave, prevent, disincline, dissuade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. induce, bring onverb

    cause to arise

    "induce a crisis"

    Synonyms:
    get, hasten, induct, rush, cause, bring out, have, bring on, make, stimulate, produce

  2. induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, makeverb

    cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

    "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"

    Synonyms:
    pee-pee, take, hit, bring in, make, construct, mystify, experience, provoke, draw, stool, stupefy, have, lay down, piddle, hold, become, sustain, ready, pose, piss, receive, constitute, crap, scram, pass water, do, consume, go, stimulate, sire, drive, engender, get to, hasten, shit, fix, pay back, suffer, spend a penny, stick, seduce, make water, set about, bring forth, get down, arrive, name, pretend, cook, incur, deliver, wee-wee, gain, make up, contract, excite, grow, induct, attain, dumbfound, beat, start, set out, birth, micturate, realize, create, arrest, accept, develop, shake, give, bring, bewilder, pull in, perk up, form, reach, buzz off, catch, defecate, pee, let, feature, obtain, beget, rush, flummox, wee, ca-ca, arouse, get, generate, prepare, capture, have got, find, amaze, mother, baffle, take a shit, score, start out, convey, build, vex, give birth, aim, throw, perplex, arrive at, bring on, make believe, gravel, begin, relieve oneself, fetch, stir, father, bear, get under one's skin, energise, energize, puddle, take a crap, puzzle, clear, produce, earn, establish, own, nominate, acquire, come, progress to, take a leak, pay off, brace, possess, bugger off, cause, urinate, ingest, take in, work, shake up, realise, nonplus, commence

  3. induce, stimulate, rush, hastenverb

    cause to occur rapidly

    "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"

    Synonyms:
    shake up, cannonball along, excite, look sharp, belt along, get, shake, energize, perk up, hurry, hasten, stir, induct, expedite, make, energise, arouse, bucket along, speed, step on it, pelt along, cause, bring on, race, hie, stimulate, provoke, have, festinate, hotfoot, brace, rush along, rush

  4. induceverb

    reason or establish by induction

    Synonyms:
    get, hasten, induct, rush, cause, have, bring on, make, stimulate

  5. induce, inductverb

    produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes

    Synonyms:
    invest, get, hasten, seat, induct, initiate, rush, cause, have, bring on, make, stimulate

How to use induce in a sentence?

  1. Susan Hough:

    Deep injection of waste water, now recognized to potentially induce earthquakes, in fact began in the state in the 1930s.

  2. Susan Hough:

    Several lines of evidence further suggest that most of the significant earthquakes in Oklahoma during the 20th century may also have been induced by oil production activities, deep injection of waste water, now recognized to potentially induce earthquakes, in fact began in the state in the 1930s.

  3. Cathy Knight-Agarwal:

    If pregnant women cut out caffeinated products from their diet would this compromise their nutritional status and the answer is a big no, therefore, from my perspective the only benefit of consuming such products is perhaps the psychological pleasure they induce -- which is all very well and good but is this enough of a reason not to cease consumption during pregnancy ?

  4. Carolina Barbosa:

    Our study shows that people did n’t just increase their alcohol consumption for a month or two at the beginning of the pandemic – the trend held for nearly the entire year, increases in alcohol consumption have been associated with natural disasters and other large-scale events that induce stress and anxiety, and a pandemic certainly fits that description.

  5. Ripley Ballou:

    Viruses are pretty simple organisms and they all have antigens on their surface that are necessary to get them inside cells, everybody knows what the target for MERS is, it is the core spike protein, which is one of things that targets the cell receptor and allows it to get in. It's a single protein that can be used to induce an immune response.

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