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induce
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The Horse and His Boy
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as in: induce him to Define
to persuade somebody to do something
  • "O my master," replied the fisherman (and Shasta knew by the wheedling tone the greedy look that was probably coming into his face as he said it), "what price could induce your servant, poor though he is, to sell into slavery his only child and his own flesh?"

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  • The baby wasn’t getting enough nutrients and oxygen, so we induced labor.
  • I’m doing a little yoga for general health and to help prevent stress-induced weight gain.

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as in: induce symptoms Define
to cause something to arise or happen
as in: induce him to Define
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