- to draw forth or bring out, as something potential or latent; elicit; develop.
- to infer or deduce.
Origin of educe
Related Words for educesecure, conclude, wrest, obtain, deduce, extract, milk, derive, develop, excogitate, infer, evince, evolve, draw, get, procure, reason, gain, wring, extort
Examples from the Web for educe
Historical Examples of educe
From this text it would be logical to educe a cyclopedia every month or so.The Church of St. Bunco
He must keep his own education above that of his fellows and he must become able to educe.Seed Thoughts for Singers
Frank Herbert Tubbs
She was content to let the divine light of philosophy penetrate by its own power, and educe its own conclusions.Hypatia
Life just the stuff / To try the soul's strength on, educe the man.
That stone is in our purses; the old magician knows it, and he knows the charm to educe it.
- to evolve or develop, esp from a latent or potential state
- to draw out or elicit (information, solutions, etc)
Word Origin for educe
early 15c., in the literal sense, from Latin educere "to lead out, bring out" (of troops, ships, etc.; see educate). Meaning "to draw a conclusion from data" is from 1837.