[ soo-per-in-doos, -dyoos ]
/ ˌsu pər ɪnˈdus, -ˈdyus /
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verb (used with object), su·per·in·duced, su·per·in·duc·ing.

to bring in or induce as an added feature, circumstance, etc.; superimpose.



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Origin of superinduce

From the Latin word superindūcere, dating back to 1545–55. See super-, induce

OTHER WORDS FROM superinduce

su·per·in·duc·tion [soo-per-in-duhk-shuhn], /ˌsu pər ɪnˈdʌk ʃən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for superinduce

/ (ˌsuːpərɪnˈdjuːs) /


(tr) to introduce as an additional feature, factor, etc

Derived forms of superinduce

superinducement, nounsuperinduction (ˌsuːpərɪnˈdʌkʃən), noun
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Medical definitions for superinduce

[ sōō′pər-ĭn-dōōs ]


To introduce as an addition to something already existing.
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