1. cause to arise

- induce a crisis

Definition categories: creation, generate

2. cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

- The ads induced me to buy a VCR

Similar word(s): cause, get, have, make, stimulate

Definition categories: communication

3. cause to occur rapidly

Similar word(s): hasten, rush, stimulate

Definition categories: creation, effect, effectuate

4. reason or establish by induction

Definition categories: cognition, conclude, reason

5. produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes

Similar word(s): induct

Definition categories: creation, produce

Sentences with induce as a verb:

- His meditation induced a compromise.