induce


induce
01. Civil servants are being [induced] to take early retirement in order to make cuts to the government's budget.
02. The family physician said he was afraid that surgery could [induce] a heart attack.
03. The baby was over 2 weeks late, and had to be [induced].
04. Many stress-[induced] illnesses can be prevented by learning relaxation techniques.
05. During hallucinations [induced] by drug use, the teen thought his friend was trying to kill him.
06. The Alberta government is offering substantial tax breaks to [induce] businesses into coming to the province.
07. Employees are being offered various [inducements] to quit smoking.
08. French playwright Moliere once remarked that people can be [induced] to swallow anything, provided it is sufficiently seasoned with praise.
09. Reports now suggest the drug may [induce] heart attacks, and users should be closely followed by their physician.
10. The government has introduced a lower minimum wage for those starting their first jobs in an effort to [induce] companies to hire more young people.
11. The label on the package says that if the cleaning liquid is accidentally swallowed, you should [induce] vomiting, and go to a hospital immediately.
12. The doctor is considering [inducing] the baby if it's not born within the next couple of days.
13. Small hairs in your nose work to trap dust particles and then expel them by [inducing] a sneeze.
14. Scientists state that the evidence of human-[induced] climate change is now overwhelming.
15. We cannot always anticipate the ways in which natural systems will adjust to changes [induced] by the activities of modern society.

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  • induce — INDÚCE, indúc, vb. III. tranz. 1. A împinge, a îndemna pe cineva să facă un lucru. ♢ expr. A induce în eroare = a înşela, a amăgi. ♦ (log.) A face un raţionament inductiv. 2. A produce un câmp electric prin inducţie electromagnetică. [part.… …   Dicționar Român

  • induce — in‧duce [ɪnˈdjuːs ǁ ɪnˈduːs] verb [transitive] to make someone decide to do something, perhaps something that seems unwise: induce somebody to do something • Lower interest rates would induce customers to borrow more. * * * induce UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • induce — induce, persuade, prevail, get are comparable when meaning to move another by arguments, entreaties, or promises to do or agree to something or to follow a recommended course. Induce usually implies overcoming indifference, hesitation, or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Induce — In*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Induced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inducing}.] [L. inducere, inductum; pref. in in + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lead in; to introduce. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The poet may be seen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • induce — I verb actuate, adducere, be responsible, bring about, bring on, bring to pass, call forth, cause, conduce, convince, create, effect, effectuate, exercise influence over, generate, hasten, impellere, incite, inducere, influence, instigate, kindle …   Law dictionary

  • induce — [in do͞os′, indyo͞os′] vt. induced, inducing [ME enducen < L inducere < in , in + ducere, to lead: see DUCT] 1. to lead on to some action, condition, belief, etc.; prevail on; persuade 2. to bring on; bring about; cause; effect [to induce… …   English World dictionary

  • induce — (v.) late 14c., to lead by persuasions or other influences, from L. inducere lead into, bring in, introduce, conduct, persuade, from in into, in, on, upon (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + ducere to lead (see DUKE (Cf. duke) (n.)). Meaning to bring about …   Etymology dictionary

  • induce — [v] cause to happen; encourage abet, activate, actuate, argue into, breed, bring about, bring around, bulldoze*, cajole, cause, coax, convince, draw, draw in, effect, engender, generate, get*, get up, give rise to, goose*, impel, incite,… …   New thesaurus

  • induce — ► VERB 1) succeed in persuading or leading (someone) to do something. 2) bring about or give rise to. 3) produce (an electric charge or current or a magnetic state) by induction. 4) Medicine bring on (childbirth or abortion) artificially.… …   English terms dictionary

  • induce — [[t]ɪndju͟ːs, AM du͟ːs [/t]] induces, inducing, induced 1) VERB To induce a state or condition means to cause it. [V n] Doctors said surgery could induce a heart attack. [V ed] ...an economic crisis induced by high oil prices. 2) VERB If you… …   English dictionary