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Synonyms for induce
ɪnˈdus, -ˈdyus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. induce, bring on(verb)

    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, make(verb)

    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, hasten(verb)

    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. induce(verb)

    reason or establish by induction

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

  5. induce, induct(verb)

    produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes

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

Wiktionary

  1. induce(verb)

    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. induce(verb)

    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.

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

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

    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. induce(v)

    Antonyms:
    slave, prevent, disincline, dissuade

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. induce(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    influence, impel, move, prompt, actuate, instigate, persuade, urge, incite, spur, act upon, set on, weigh with, prevail on, prevail upon

  2. induce(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cause, produce, effect, bring on

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "induce":

    induced, cause, provoke, encourage, lead, entice, trigger

How to pronounce induce?

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How to use induce in a sentence?

  1. Roger Stone:

    It is entirely likely that Robert MuellerDavis is squeezing some of my current or former associates to tell lies about me, by the same token, Robert MuellerDavis may seek to bring some bogus charge against me to induce me to testify against the President. I am not saying I have any negative information against the President - I'm saying I won't be pressured into making s --- up. This I will not do.

  2. 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.

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Keep those close that bring joy and purpose and maintain distance from people who induce chaos and turmoil in your life.

  4. Ankit Panda:

    Regardless of who wins the presidency, only about half of Americans are likely to support the President, and many of the other half will be perpetually motivated to oppose the President. That leaves a thin margin of error in any crisis, which may induce extreme caution for fear of losing political support and exposing the administration to damaging political criticisms.

  5. Josie Feria:

    Everything that helps induce relaxation, not just sleep, helps.


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