verb (used with object), pro·duced, pro·duc·ing.
verb (used without object), pro·duced, pro·duc·ing.
noun prod·uce [prod-oos, -yoos, proh-doos, -dyoos] /ˈprɒd us, -yus, ˈproʊ dus, -dyus/
- prodromal stage,
- produce race,
- producer gas,
- producer goods,
Origin of produce
Examples from the Web for produce
He was then literally slapped around by the high priest, who pulled on his ears in an effort to produce tears.
Disney has a choice whether to produce a program with certain fictional characters; the storyline could be re-written or changed.Yep, Korra and Asami Went in the Spirit Portal and Probably Kissed|Melissa Leon|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brinsley was trying to produce tracks—hip-hop, mostly—and he apparently had a knack as a techie.
The NRA supports the open carry of guns in cafes, burrito shops, and the produce aisle.
To produce deliciously smooth drams of single malt, the region has refined the ancient art of distillation.
There are several other varieties of cacao, but none of them produce the famous food.The Food of the Gods|Brandon Head
But these conditions, as I have shown, produce a conscience, the representative of society in the consciousness of the individual.Morals and the Evolution of Man|Max Simon Nordau
Between those who produce the means of life, and those who consume them.The Crown of Wild Olive|John Ruskin
Species do not burrow in the skin, but produce a scab similar to sheep scab.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
They produce tin, by actively working the land which contains it.In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2)|Fridtjof Nansen
Word Origin for produce
early 15c., "develop, proceed, extend," from Latin producere "lead or bring forth, draw out," figuratively "to promote, empower; stretch out, extend," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + ducere "to bring, lead" (see duke). Sense of "bring into being" is first recorded 1510s; that of "put (a play) on stage" is from 1580s. Related: Produced; producing.
"thing or things produced," 1690s, from produce (v.), and originally accented like it. Specific sense of "agricultural productions" (as distinguished from manufactured goods) is from 1745.