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produce


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Produce  \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. 
  21. 
 
  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. 
  --Sandys. 
 
  [They]  produce  prodigious  births  of  body  or  mind.  -- 
  Milton. 
 
  The  greatest  jurist  his  country  had  produced. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Produce  \Pro*duce"\,  v.  i. 
  To  yield  or  furnish  appropriate  offspring,  crops,  effects, 
  consequences,  or  results. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Produce  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  produce 
  n  :  fresh  fruits  and  vegetable  grown  for  the  market  [syn:  {green 
  goods},  {green  groceries},  {garden  truck}] 
  v  1:  bring  forth  or  yield:  "The  tree  would  not  produce  fruit" 
  [syn:  {bring  forth}] 
  2:  create  or  manufacture  a  man-made  product:  "We  produce  more 
  cars  than  we  can  sell";  "The  company  has  been  making  toys 
  for  two  centuries"  [syn:  {make},  {create}] 
  3:  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"  [syn:  {bring 
  about},  {give  rise}] 
  4:  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"  [syn:  {bring  forth}] 
  5:  bring  onto  the  market  or  release,  as  of  an  intellectual 
  creation:  "produce  a  movie";  "bring  out  a  book";  "produce 
  a  new  play"  [syn:  {bring  on},  {bring  out}] 
  6:  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"  [syn:  {grow},  {raise}, 
  {farm}] 
  7:  come  to  have  of  physical  features  and  attributes;  "He  grew 
  a  beard";  The  patient  developed  abdominal  pains";  I  got 
  funny  spots  all  over  my  body"  [syn:  {grow},  {develop},  {get}, 
  {acquire}] 




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