induce

  1. produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes

    Synonyms : induct
    Type Of : give rise, bring about, produce
  2. cause to arise

    Synonyms : bring on
    Type Of : bring forth, generate
    Examples :
    • induce a crisis
  3. cause to occur rapidly

    Synonyms : hasten, rush, stimulate
    Type Of : effectuate, set up, effect
  4. cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

    Synonyms : cause, get, have, make, stimulate
    Examples :
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
  5. reason or establish by induction

    Type Of : reason, reason out, conclude