Thesaurus for induce
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.