At the extreme in this genre is ECT, or shock therapy, which induces seizures—and is typically used as a last resort.
This induces him to cross the Channel in order to take a share in the Huguenot wars.
If its stimulus be greater, it then induces pain at the neck of the bladder.
There is a regretful ring in his tone that induces Geoffrey to ask the next question.
What induces the butterfly to lay its eggs on leaves when itself feeds on honey?
But he justly recognises the principle of imitation, which induces men to copy any fashionable institution.
Is it only affection for your feathered friends that induces you to make me the offer?
It is objected that slavery permits or induces immorality and ignorance.
There is a fear that is a punishment of former wickednesses, and induces more.
This is what I heard; and the interest I take in your safety, and the friendship I have for you, induces me to mention it.
late 14c., "to lead by persuasions or other influences," from Latin inducere "lead into, bring in, introduce, conduct, persuade," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Meaning "to bring about," of concrete situations, etc., is from early 15c.; sense of "to infer by reasoning" is from 1560s. Electro-magnetic sense first recorded 1777. Related: Induced; inducing.
induce in·duce (ĭn-dōōs', -dyōōs')
v. in·duced, in·duc·ing, in·duc·es
To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of something, such as labor.
To initiate or increase the production of an enzyme or other protein at the level of genetic transcription.
To produce an electric current or a magnetic charge by induction.