[soo-per-in-doos, -dyoos]
verb (used with object), su·per·in·duced, su·per·in·duc·ing.
  1. 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
Related formssu·per·in·duc·tion [soo-per-in-duhk-shuh n] /ˌsu pər ɪnˈdʌk ʃən/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for superinduce

Historical Examples of superinduce

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for superinduce


  1. (tr) to introduce as an additional feature, factor, etc
Derived Formssuperinducement, nounsuperinduction (ˌsuːpərɪnˈdʌkʃən), noun
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superinduce in Medicine


  1. To introduce as an addition to something already existing.
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