• Pronunciation of induce: IH0 N D UW1 S (ɪn'dus)

  • Number of syllables of induce: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of induce

  • Definition of induce

    • (v): reason or establish by induction  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): cause to arise; "induce a crisis"  
    • (v): cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"  
    • (v): produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes  
  • Examples of induce

    • The specificity of the comment may induce more readers to contribute.  
    • The gyrating spins then induce a periodic current in a detector coil.  
    • Deathbed attempts to induce him to return them were unavailing.  
    • The triggering causes induce the movement of the mass.  
    • The compressive and tensile forces induce stresses on the beam.  
    • The viral proteins induce the formation of neutralizing antibodies.  
    • It can induce spasm of the coronary arteries.  
    • The large forest reserves favorably affect the climate and induce rains.  
    • One is to induce a standing shockwave in the ablation cloud.  
    • She tried to induce him into buying her something.  

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