- v cause to arise
induce a crisis
- v cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
The ads induced me to buy a VCR
- v cause to occur rapidly
- v reason or establish by induction
- v produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes
- Once the trigger goes off, it can induce the insulin secretion that makes us think we're hungry.
- If Bush wins a second term, only the imminence of a major diplomatic victoryin the Middle East, for examplecould induce him to stay a short while longer.
- The levels of the hormone can be quite high and changeable, and that can induce some pretty dangerous behavior among young men.
News & Articles
- China's Pervert Repellant Stockings Might Be the Greatest Joke Weibo Ever Played
The results are undeniable. These stockings, which are made to look like a pair of very hairy legs, induce groans, nausea, and physical discomfort and according to Weibo they're the best deterrent to cat calls and objectification that the country has to offer. There's one problem if you want a pair though—they're probably an elaborate joke.
June 18, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
- Going Under
Study of anesthesia-induced brain-wave patterns could help doctors make sure patients don’t wake up during operations Since the mid-1800s, doctors have used drugs to induce general anesthesia in patients undergoing surgery. However, little is known about how these drugs create such a profound loss of consciousness.
June 18, 2013 - Technology Review
- SEC Charges San Diego-Based Promoter in Penny Stock Scheme
Washington, D.C., June 18, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a penny stock promoter in the San Diego area for fraudulently arranging the purchase of $2.5 million worth of shares in a penny stock company in an attempt to generate the false appearance of market interest and induce other investors to purchase the stock.
June 18, 2013 - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
- Alan Greenspan in Newsroom America
It's very important that at least someone meet with the Hamas leaders to express their views, to ascertain what flexibility they have, to try to induce them to stop all attacks against innocent civilians in Israel and to cooperate with e Fatah as a... Jimmy Carter http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Carter&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGvgCuAi1KzrhIeWzdOkOZTr2npBA Daily Star - Lebanon http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp%3Fedition_id%3D10%26categ_id%3D2%26article_id%3D90975&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEVtEwIowZ5lBQVQZU8jlRhluH78A Apr 13, 2008
51202 68791 induce And indeed, it will continue to be a corrosive force until the price of homes in the United States stabilizes. That will induce a series of events around the globe which will stabilize the system," Greenspan said, adding that he believes the US...
- Alfred Nobel in Guardian Unlimited
The Norwegian Nobel Committee said global warming, "may induce large-scale migration and lead to greater competition for the earth's resources. Such changes will place particularly heavy burdens on the world's most vulnerable countries. There may be...