produce Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
verb bring forth or yield
- The tree would not produce fruit
verb create or manufacture a man-made product
- We produce more cars than we can sell
- The company has been making toys for two centuries
verb cause to happen, occur or exist
give rise; bring about.
- This procedure produces a curious effect
- The new law gave rise to many complaints
- These chemicals produce a noxious vapor
- the new President must bring about a change in the health care system
verb 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
verb cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
farm; grow; raise.
- The Bordeaux region produces great red wines
- They produce good ham in Parma
- We grow wheat here
- We raise hogs here
verb bring onto the market or release
bring out; bring on.
- produce a movie
- bring out a book
- produce a new play
verb come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
acquire; develop; grow; get.
- He grew a beard
- The patient developed abdominal pains
- I got funny spots all over my body
- Well-developed breasts
Pro*duce" transitive verb
To bring forward; to lead forth; to offer to view or notice; to exhibit; to show; as, to. producea 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.
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 producesgrass; trees producefruit; the clouds producerain.
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.
To cause to be or to happen; to originate, as an effect or result; to bring about; as, disease producespain; vice producesmisery.
To give being or form to; to manufacture; to make; as, a manufacturer. producesexcellent wares
To yield or furnish; to gain; as, money at interest producesan income; capital producesprofit.
To draw out; to extend; to lengthen; to prolong;Sir T. Browne. as, to. producea man's life to threescore
(Geom.) To extend; -- applied to a line, surface, or solid; as, to. producea side of a triangle
Pro*duce" intransitive verb
To yield or furnish appropriate offspring, crops, effects, consequences, or results.
That which is produced, brought forth, or yielded; product; yield; proceeds; result of labor, especially of agricultural labors; hence, specifically, agricultural products.
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