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[soo-per-in-doos, -dyoos] /ˌsu pər ɪnˈdus, -ˈdyus/
verb (used with object), superinduced, superinducing.
to bring in or induce as an added feature, circumstance, etc.; superimpose.
Origin of superinduce
From the Latin word superindūcere, dating back to 1545-55. See super-, induce
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[soo-per-in-duhk-shuh n] /ˌsu pər ɪnˈdʌk ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun Unabridged
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Examples from the Web for superinduce
Historical Examples
  • The way to render human beings of any class despicable is to undervalue them; for disesteem will superinduce degeneracy.

  • The hour advanced, and he must superinduce the happy bridegroom on the dead statue.

  • In the man, it may lower his vitality, cause irregular work, and superinduce a condition of despondency and readiness to give in.

    Broken Homes Joanna C. Colcord
  • superinduce magnetism at one end of a needle, the opposite magnetism takes place at the other end.

    Essays, First Series Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • It is only the romance, the adventure; and such moonlight nights often superinduce sentimentality.

    Hearts and Masks

    Harold MacGrath
  • Children should never be accused of obstinacy; the accusation cannot cure, but may superinduce the disease.

  • superinduce magnetism at one end of a needle; the opposite magnetism takes place at the other end.

    Essays Ralph Waldo Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for superinduce


(transitive) to introduce as an additional feature, factor, etc
Derived Forms
superinducement, noun
superinduction (ˌsuːpərɪnˈdʌkʃən) noun
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superinduce in Medicine

superinduce su·per·in·duce (sōō'pər-ĭn-dōōs', -dyōōs')
v. su·per·in·duced, su·per·in·duc·ing, su·per·in·duc·es
To introduce as an addition to something already existing.

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