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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Educe  \E*duce"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Educed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Educing}.]  [L.  educere  e  out  +  ducere  to  lead.  See  {Duke}.] 
  To  bring  or  draw  out  to  cause  to  appear;  to  produce  against 
  counter  agency  or  influence;  to  extract;  to  evolve;  as  to 
  educe  a  form  from  matter. 
 
  The  eternal  art  educing  good  from  ill.  --Pope. 
 
  They  want  to  educe  and  cultivate  what  is  best  and 
  noblest  in  themselves.  --M.  Arnold. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  educe 
  v  1:  deduce  (a  principle)  or  construe  (a  meaning)  [syn:  {evoke}, 
  {elicit},  {extract},  {draw  out}] 
  2:  cause  to  develop  or  evolve,  esp.  from  a  latent  or  potential 
  state  [syn:  {derive}] 




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