"induces" in the verb sense
1. induce, bring on
cause to arise
"induce a crisis"
2. induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make
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"
3. induce, stimulate, rush, hasten
cause to occur rapidly
"the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
reason or establish by induction
5. induce, induct
produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes
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