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Meaning of PRODUCE

Pronunciation:  [n]'prâdoos, [v]pru'doos, 'prâd`oos

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
  2. [v]  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
  3. [v]  create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
  4. [v]  cultivate by growing; often involves improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here"
  5. [v]  bring forth or yield; "The tree would not produce fruit"
  6. [v]  cause to occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"
  7. [v]  bring out for display; "The proud father produced many pictures of his baby"; "The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him"
  8. [v]  bring onto the market or release, as of an intellectual creation; "produce a movie"; "bring out a book"; "produce a new play"

PRODUCE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: acquire, bring about, bring forth, bring forth, bring on, bring out, create, develop, farm, garden truck, get, give rise, green goods, green groceries, grow, grow, make, raise
 See Also: appear, bear, birth, bootleg, breed, carry, change, churn out, clap together, clap up, confect, crank out, cultivate, customise, customize, custom-make, cut, cut, deliver, display, dummy, dummy up, eater, edible fruit, elaborate, exhibit, expose, extrude, feather, fledge, food, fudge together, generate, get up, give, give birth, grind out, have, keep, laminate, leaf, machine, make over, offer, output, overproduce, pod, preassemble, prefabricate, print, proof, publish, pulsate, pulse, pupate, put out, redo, refashion, regrow, remake, render, reproduce, return, slap together, smelt, sporulate, spring, spring, sprout, squeeze out, stool, tailor-make, teethe, throw together, tiller, turn on, turn out, underproduce, vegetable, veggie, work up, yield



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pro*duce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Produced}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Producing}.] [L. producere, productum, to bring
    forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead.
    See {Duke}.]
    1. To bring forward; to lead forth; to offer to view or
       notice; to exhibit; to show; as, to produce a witness or
       evidence in court.
             Produce your cause, saith the Lord.   --Isa. xli.
             Your parents did not produce you much into the
             world.                                --Swift.
    2. To bring forth, as young, or as a natural product or
       growth; to give birth to; to bear; to generate; to
       propagate; to yield; to furnish; as, the earth produces
       grass; trees produce fruit; the clouds produce rain.
             This soil produces all sorts of palm trees.
             [They] produce prodigious births of body or mind. --
             The greatest jurist his country had produced.
    3. To cause to be or to happen; to originate, as an effect or
       result; to bring about; as, disease produces pain; vice
       produces misery.
    4. To give being or form to; to manufacture; to make; as, a
       manufacturer produces excellent wares.
    5. To yield or furnish; to gain; as, money at interest
       produces an income; capital produces profit.
    6. To draw out; to extend; to lengthen; to prolong; as, to
       produce a man's life to threescore. --Sir T. Browne.
    7. (Geom.) To extend; -- applied to a line, surface, or
       solid; as, to produce a side of a triangle.
  2. \Pro*duce"\, v. i.
    To yield or furnish appropriate offspring, crops, effects,
    consequences, or results.
  3. \Prod"uce\ (?; 277), n.
    That which is produced, brought forth, or yielded; product;
    yield; proceeds; result of labor, especially of agricultural
    labors; hence, specifically, agricultural products.