- succeed in persuading or leading (someone) to do something；bring about or give rise to
verb: induce, 3rd person present: induces, gerund or present participle: inducing, past tense: induced, past participle: induced
- 1. succeed in persuading or leading (someone) to do something the pickets induced many workers to stay away 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. bring about or give rise to none of these measures induced a change of policy 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ produce (an electric charge or current or a magnetic state) by induction the current in the primary winding is induced by the rotating magnet
- ▪ cause (radioactivity) by bombardment with radiation.
- ▪ initiate or enhance (a biochemical process, especially the synthesis of an enzyme).
- 3. bring on (the birth of a baby) artificially, typically by the use of drugs she was 11 days overdue when labour was induced
- ▪ bring on childbirth in (a pregnant woman) artificially, typically by the use of drugs Carol was induced just four days before her baby's due date
- 4. derive by inductive reasoning from the experimental evidence, one infers or induces the hypothesis