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induce

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of induce

  1. 1 to be the cause of (a situation, action, or state of mind) the medication induced labor Synonyms of induce beget, breed, bring, bring about, bring on, catalyze, cause, create, do, draw on, effectuate, engender, generate, effect, invoke, make, occasion, produce, prompt, result (in), spawn, translate (into), work, yieldWords Related to induce conduce (to), contribute (to); decide, determine; begin, establish, father, found, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, launch, pioneer, set, set up, start; advance, cultivate, develop, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote; enact, render, turn outNear Antonyms of induce impede, limit, restrict; clamp down (on), crack down (on), crush, dampen, put down, quash, quell, repress, smother, squash, squelch, stifle, subdue, suppress; arrest, check, control, curb, inhibit, rein (in), restrain, retard; can [slang], kill, snuff (out), still; abolish, demolish, destroy, extinguish, liquidate, quench

  2. 2 to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest requests finally induced the eyewitness to the gangland slaying to cooperate with the police Synonyms of induce argue, bring, bring around, convert, convince, gain, get, persuade, move, prevail (on or upon), satisfy, talk (into), win (over)Words Related to induce blandish, blarney, cajole, coax, entreat, exhort, fast-talk, urge, wheedle; allure, beguile, lead on, lure, seduce, snow, tempt; brainwash, overpersuade; incline, influence, move, prompt, sell, sway; attract, draw, entice, interest; chew over, converse, debate, discuss, dispute, hash (over), moot; reason (with)Near Antonyms of induce deter, discourage, dissuade, unsell



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