verb (used with object), e·duced, e·duc·ing.
Origin of educe
Examples from the Web for educe
It tries to educe—that is, draw out—what is in the child already; its own native instincts and native conscience.Westminster Sermons|Charles Kingsley
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
Much might be said on the teleology by which he tries to educe intelligence from the primordial strife.Schopenhauer|Thomas Whittaker
The methods of Providence often educe choicest good from most direful evils.
We do not have to draw out or educe positive activities from a child, as some educational doctrines would have it.Democracy and Education|John Dewey
verb (tr) rare
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.