to guide or move, on a program of activity, by influence or persuasion. See Synonyms at persuade.
to effect a result of or stimulate the event of; cause: a drug used to induce work.
To infer by inductive reasoning.
Physics to make (an electric powered present or a magnetic charge) by induction.
Physics To produce (radioactivity, as an example) unnaturally by bombardment of a substance with neutrons, gamma rays, also particles.
Biochemistry To begin or boost the production of (an enzyme or any other necessary protein) at the level of hereditary transcription.
Genetics resulting in an increase in the transcription associated with RNA of (a gene).
To lead in; to present.
to-draw on; to overspread.
To lead on; to affect; to prevail on; to incite; to convince; to go by persuasion or impact.
to carry in; to impact; to cause.
To produce, or cause, by distance without contact or transmission, as a particular electric or magnetized condition in a body, because of the approach of some other human body in an opposite electric or magnetized state.
To generalize or deduce as an inference from most of the particulars; -- the contrary of deduce.
resulting in the expression of (a gene or gene product) by impacting a transcription control element from the genome, either by suppressing a poor control or by activating an optimistic control; to derepress.
To lead by persuasion or impact; prevail upon; incite.
to guide to; bring about by persuasion or influence; bring about or create at all; cause: as, his mediation caused a compromise; opium induces sleep.
In physics, to cause or create by proximity without contact or obvious transmission, as a particular electric or magnetic symptom in a body, because of the method of another body that will be in an opposite electric or magnetized condition.
To infer by induction.
Synonyms and Impel, Induce, etc. See actuate, and number under incite.