induce definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • 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.
  • verb:
    • To lead by persuasion or impact; incite.
    • resulting in, cause, cause.
    • resulting in or create (electric existing or a magnetic state) by a physical procedure of induction.
    • To infer by induction.
    • to guide in, make, introduce.
    • To draw on, location upon.
    • create electric energy by electrostatic or magnetic processes
    • reason or establish by induction
    • cause to happen rapidly
    • cause to occur
    • cause to accomplish; trigger to behave in a specified fashion
  • others:
    • to guide in; generate; introduce.
    • To draw in; place upon.
    • 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.

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